15-year-old Shardul Vihan bags Silver medal for India in Double Trap event


Jakarta, August 23: Hailing from Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut, 15-year-old Shardul Vihan won a Silver medal in Double trap at the ongoing Asian Games 2018 at Jakarta.
Vihan lost in the final to the 34-year-old North Korean shooter Shin Hyunwoo who clinched the gold medal with a score of 74.
Qatar’s Al Marri Hamad Ali bagged the bronze after shooting 53 at the Jakabaring shooting range.
Vihan is the youngest athlete in the contingent. Vihan played his first ever Asian Games this year. He maintained confidence throughout the play getting a score of 73 out of 80.
Vihan bagged the 17th medal for India at the Asian Games. India have till now won 7 medals in shooting. (ZeeNews)