Tokyo Paralympic Games: shooter Manish Narwal takes India’s third gold

Tokyo Paralympic Games: shooter Manish Narwal takes India’s third gold

Shooter Manish Narwal took India’s third gold at the ongoing Paralympic Games, while compatriot Singhraj Adana took silver in the P4 Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 event on Saturday.

Narwal, 19, shot a total of 218.2, a Paralympic record, while Adana, who had won bronze in the men’s P1 10-meter SH1 air pistol event on Tuesday, added a silver to her kitten. with an effort of 216.7.

Sergey Malyshev of the Russian Olympic Committee took home the bronze with an effort of 196.8.

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Early in the qualifying round, Adana advanced to the medal round in fourth place with a total of 536, while Narwal shot 533 to qualify in seventh at the Asaka shooting range.

The other Indian in the fray, Akash, failed to reach the final and finished 27th in the qualifying round.

Since the pistol is held with only one hand, athletes in the SH1 category have a disability affecting one arm and / or legs as a result of, for example, amputations or spinal cord injuries. P4 is a classification for the 50m mixed air pistol competition.

Some shooters compete seated, while others aim while standing, as defined in the rules.

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