Points to Remember:
- Deepak Kumar secured India’s 10th Olympic quota in shooting while Manu Bhaker claimed the women’s 10m air pistol gold medal in the 14th Asian Championship.
- Deepak won bronze medal in men’s 10m air rifle on the opening day of the championship.
- China’s Qian wang and Ranxin Jiang won the silver and bronze respectively in Bhaker’s event.
- The Indian trio claimed the team bronze with a total of 1731, behind Korea and China respectively.
Asian Shooting Championships:
- The Asian Shooting Championships are governed by the Asian Shooting Confederation.
- Asian Shooting Championships began in 1967.
- These championships, including almost all ISSF shooting events, are held every four years.
- 2019 Venue: Doha, Qatar
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Who won women’s 10m air pistol gold medal in the 14th Asian Shooting Championships? Manu Bhaker
- Which Indian shooter has won bronze medal in men’s 10m air rifle at Asian Shooting Championships 2019? Deepak Kumar