Alfaihan and Lin Yi Chun win individual trap shooting title

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Jaipur, Feb 23 (UNI) Hosts India won three silver medals and one bronze medal in trap event of the Asian Clay Shooting Championship at Jagatpura Shooting Range here today.

Local star Shagun Chowdhary qabbed a silver medal in trap women individual category with a score of 18 points. Lin Yi Chun emerged as the women in this event with 21/25. Yelena Struchyeva of Kazakstan won the bronze medal. India won the team championship in trap men section and bronze medal clinched by Mansher. India's junior men trap team finished with silver medal.

India's ace shooter Mansher Singh won bronze in trap men section with a score of 18/25 and he made a total score of 141/150. World Champion Manavjeet Singh remained in fifth place. Abdul Rahman Alfaihan of Kuwait emerged champion in men's trap section.

Alfaihan scored 121/125 to win the gold medal. He scored 23 in the final. Naser Megled of Kuwait and Mansher Singh made 117 and 120 points and won the silver and bronze medals respectively.

In the women category, Chinese Taipei's Lin Yi Chun found 21 targets out 25 in the final and emerged champion. Local star Shagun Chowhary won her another silver medals with a score of 18 in the final and now she had won two silver medal so far. She was the team championship silver medallist shooter also.

Yelena Struchyeva of Kazakistan won bronze in women trap event with a score of 16.

The results - Trap - Men section - Abdul Rahman Alfaihan (Kuw) 25, 25, 23, 23, 25, 23 144/150, Naser Megled (Kuw) 25, 25, 24, 24, 19 141/150, Mansher Singh (Ind) 24, 24, 25, 23, 24, 18 138/150, Lee Wung Yew (sin) 23, 21, 22, 24, 23, 22, 135/150, Manavjeet Singh Sandhu (Ind) 23, 22, 24, 23, 20, 22 134/150, Khaled Al Mudaf (Kuw) 24, 20, 24, 25, 23, 18 134/150.

Women section - Lin Yi Chun (TPE) 20,24, 22, 21, Shagun Chowdhary (Ind) 20, 22, 22, 18 82, Yelena Struchyeva (Kaz) 21, 22, 23, 16, Yukie Nakayama (JPN) 19, 24, 22, 16.

Men trap team - Kuwait (gold), India (silver) and Chinese Taipei (bronze).

Women trap team - Kazakstan (gold), India (silver) and Japan (bronze).Junior Men trap team - Kuwait (gold), India (silver) and Qatar (silver).

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