India’s Divyansh Panwar and Ramita Jindal narrowly missed out on a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle mixed event at the Asian Games. South Korea won the bronze medal after a tough competition.
The Korean duo of Park Hajun and Lee Eunseo won 20. Won by 18. Twenty-year-old Divyansh and teenager Ramita did not have a good start. Both finished sixth and last respectively in the qualification round.
In the 10m air rifle individual event, eight shooters qualified for the finals but in the mixed team event, six pairs qualified. The top two teams competed for the gold medal while the remaining four teams played in groups of two for two bronze medals.
Korea won one bronze and the second one went to the Kazakhstan team which defeated the Iranian pair. Panwar, who was a member of the men’s team that won the gold in the 10 meter air rifle team event, scored 314. Scored 3 while Ramita’s score was 313. Remained 9.
The total score of the Indian pair is 628. Was 2. The competition between India and Korea was tough. Once upon a time Indian pair 9. Was ahead by 3 but Korea made a brilliant comeback and won.
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