16 year old Hriday Hazarika wins gold medal in 10m Air rifle

16 year old Hriday Hazarika wins gold medal in 10m Air rifle
16 year old Hriday Hazarika wins gold medal in 10m Air rifle

16 year old Hriday Hazarika wins gold medal in 10m Air rifle

16 year old Hriday Hazarika wins gold medal in 10m Air rifle men’s category (junior) at the World Shooting Championship in South Korea’s Changwon, here on Friday.

India’s teenage shooters continue to shine at the world stage, and on Friday it was the turn of 16-year-old Hriday Hazarika who won gold in the junior men’s 10m air rifle event at the ISSF World Champioinships in Changwon, Korea, via a nerve-wracking shootoff.

Hazarika and Iran’s Amir Neokounam both ended tied at 250.1 points, taking the final into a shootoff. Incidentally, both missed the world record by an incredible 0.1 point.

-PTC News