ISSF World Junior Championship | Women’s skeet team beats Italy to win gold, men’s bronze

In another brilliant performance from the Indian archers, the women’s skeet team of Areeba Khan, Raiza Dhillon and Ganemat Sekhon won gold at the ISSF Junior World Championship on Friday. This is Sekhon’s second medal in as many days as she had also won silver in the individual competition.

It’s raining medals for the Indians at the ISSF Junior World Championship, as the women’s skeet team took gold, while the men’s team took home bronze on Saturday. The women’s team of Areeba Khan, Raiza Dhillon and Ganemat Sekhon finished at the top of the podium with a score of 6.

The women’s trio took on the Italian team of Damiana Paolacci, Sara Bongini and Giada Longhi, according to a report in PTI. Meanwhile, in the men’s section, the team of Rajveer Gill, Ayush Rudraraju and Abhay Singh Sekhon beat the Turkish team of Ali Can Arabaci, Ahmet Baran and Muhammet Seyhun Kaya 6-0.

Sekhon had also previously won silver in the individual ladies. Unfortunately none of the men’s participants won a medal in the individual competition. For now, India is in second place in the overall standings with a total of seven medals. The US tops the table with three golds, while India has two.

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