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ISSF Junior Shooting World Championship 2023: India with 17 medals comes second after China

Utkarsh Classes 28-07-2023
ISSF Junior Shooting World Championship 2023: India with 17 medals comes second after China Sport 3 min read

India Junior shooting team finished second behind China at the recently concluded 3rd ISSF Junior Shooting World Championship 2023 held at South Korea. Indian shooters bagged a total of 17 medals with six gold, six silver and five bronze medals at the ISSF Junior World Championships 2023.

The 3rd ISSF Junior Shooting World Championship 2023 was held at Changwon, Republic of Korea (South Korea) from 16 to 24 July 2023. 

  • It was the 3rd edition of the ISSF Junior Shooting World Championships, featuring pistol, rifle and shotgun competitions in the under 21 age group.

  • A total of 90 Indian shooters (the largest contingent) competed for medals at the ISSF Junior Shooting World Championships.

  • More than 550 shooters from 44 countries participated in the ISSF Junior World Championships 2023.

  • Two years ago, in the ISSF Junior World Championship 2021 held in Lima, Peru, India won 43 medals including 17 gold and topped the medal tally.

ISSF Junior World Championships 2023: Indian gold medal winners 

Players Name

Event

Shubham Bisla (Men)

10 m air pistol 

Sainyama (Women)

10 m air pistol 

Abhinav Shaw and Gautami Bhanot (Mixed)

10 m air rifle 

Abhinav Shaw, Shrikant Dhanush and Parth Rakesh Mane (Team event )

10 m air rifle 

Kamaljeet (Men)

50m pistol

Yashita Shokeen, Veerpal Kaur and Tiyana (Women)

50m pistol

Kamaljeet, Ankait Tomar and Sandeep Bishnoi (Men) 

50m pistol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ISSF Junior World Championships 2023: Top 5 countries

Rank

Country

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

1

China

12

9

7

28

2

India

6

6

5

17

3

Ukraine

5

3

2

10

4

Kazakhstan

4

4

2

10

5

Italy

4

3

4

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF)

The ISSF is the governing body of the Olympic shooting events. It also governs several non-Olympic shooting sporting events.

Establishment: 1907

Headquarters: Munich, Germany

Presidency: Luciano Rossi (Italy)

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