India bag four Youth Olympic quota places

Wednesday 13th December 2017 05:31 EST

Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker booked quota places for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) by winning a gold and a silver each at the 10th Asian Championship 10m Rifle/Pistol at Wako City, Japan. Chaudhary won both the individual as well as the Team gold in the men’s 10m Air Pistol Youth event, while Bhaker clinched a silver in the women’s 10m Air Pistol Youth. India claimed another silver in junior women’s 10m Air Pistol. In all, India added four medals on the final day of the competition to finish with a total haul of 21medals over four days, including six gold, eight silver and seven bronze, besides four YOG quotas.

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