16-Year-Old Saurabh Chaudhary Wins Gold Medal For India – ISSF World Cup 2019

India’s 16 year old shooter Saurabh Chaudhary wins the gold medal in men’s 10 metre Air Pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi on Sunday.

This is the second gold for India at the world cup after Apurvi Chandela won the first gold medal on Saturday.

Saurabh won a gold in the youth olympics last year, defeated Serbia’s Damir Mikec to claim the gold with a world record score of 245. This win also qualified himself a spot in the 2020 Tokyo olympics.

Saurabh after winning the game said, “I just tried to keep doing what I usually do. I never thought about the quota or the world record, else I wouldn’t be here.”

The 16 year old also won gold  medal at the Asian games.

ISSF World Cup 2019 10 metre Air Pistol event – Dami Mikec of Serbia (Silver), Saurabh Chaudhary of India (Gold) and Wei Pang of China (Bronze) 

The teenage shooter dominated the eight men final, he finished 5.7 points ahead of the silver medalist. Saurabh scored 245 points, silver medalist Dami Mikec of Serbia got 239.3 points and China’s Wei Pang grabbed the bronze medal managed 215 points.