June 12: Indian sports activities information wrap of the day

Published:Mar 9, 202409:22
June 12: Indian sports activities information wrap of the day


Niraj Kumar seals gold on the All India Kumar Surendra Singh Championship

Niraj Kumar dominated the rifle 3-position occasion as he beat Sartaj Singh Tiwana 17-9 for the gold within the twentieth Kumar Surendra Singh taking pictures championship on the Dr. Karni Singh Vary, Tughlakabad, on

With a small bunch of viewers, with its impeccable well mannered behaviour, failing so as to add to the ambiance, the Navy marksman Niraj sailed to the gold, nearly unchallenged. He led 15-3 earlier than Sartaj got here up with
a face saving train that partially bridged the hole.

Niraj had earlier topped qualification with 585 forward of Manjeet Singh (583) and had little problem in topping the second stage with 403.8.

In distinction, Sartaj had shot 578 in qualification, however did effectively within the second stage to make the gold medal match, 0.6 level forward of one other Navy shooter, Kiran Jadhav.

Surya Pratap Singh Banshtu, Manjeet Singh and Shivam Dabas positioned fourth to sixth in that order.

Nonetheless, the Punjab lad Sartaj Tiwana had his say later, in a thriller of a junior remaining when he beat Surya Pratap Singh 17-15 on the final shot. Fairly remarkably, Sartaj’s final shot was solely 9.0, however Surya
responded moments later with an 8.7 in letting the gold slip.

The qualification topper within the junior part, Shivam Dabas (581) settled for the bronze.

Kumar Surendra Singh was the president of the Nationwide Rifle Affiliation of India (NRAI). He had performed a splendid position in uplifting the usual of Indian taking pictures by hiring overseas coaches within the early Nineteen Nineties aside from internet hosting the primary Commonwealth Championship in 1995.

The outcomes:

50m rifle 3-position

Males: 1. Niraj Kumar 17 (403.8) 585; 2. Sartaj Singh Tiwana 9 (400.4) 578; 3. Kiran Jadhav 399.8 (578).

Juniors: 1. Sartaj Singh Tiwana 17 (400.7) 578; 2. Surya Pratap Singh 15 (402.0) 580; 3. Shivam Dabas 398.1 (581).

-Kamesh Srinivasan


Two silver medals for Indian lifters in Youth World Championships

India's Akansha Kishor Vyavhare gained the silver medal in 40kg class whereas Vijay Prajapati completed second in 49kg in 2022 IWF Youth World Weightlifting Championships for women and men in Leon, Mexico.

The 2 silver medals had been gained on Saturday, the opening day of the occasion.

Akansha lifted a complete of 127kg (59kg + 68kg), whereas Vijay managed to elevate 175kg (78kg + 97kg).

Akansha is a trainee of SAI Nationwide Centre of Excellence, Aurangabad and Vijay is a trainee of NCOE Patiala.

"I wish to congratulate all of the weightlifters for placing a very good present throughout 2022 IWF Youth World Weightlifting Championships at Leon and laud the efforts of Indian coaches who've educated the athletes briefly span of time within the nationwide camps," mentioned Sahdev Yadav, president of Indian Weightlifting Federation.



Balaji and Jeevan win Challenger

Sriram Balaji and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan beat Vladyslav Manafov and Oleg Prihodko of Ukraine 7-6(6), 6-4 within the doubles remaining of the €67,960 Challenger tennis event in Bratislava.

The champion crew collected 90 ATP factors and €3,950, and the runner-up, 55 factors and €2,350.

It was the primary Challenger title collectively as a pair for Balaji and Jeevan. Balaji has eight Challenger doubles titles, whereas Jeevan has gained 10 Challenger titles aside from the tour title with Rohan Bopanna.

Within the $15,000 ITF occasion in San Diego, Siddhant Banthia in partnership with Yuta Kikuchi of Japan misplaced the doubles remaining Sept. 11 within the tremendous tie-break in opposition to the fourth seeds Jacob Brumm and Tadeas Paroulek.

The outcomes:

€67,960 Challenger, Bratislava, Slovakia

Doubles (remaining): Sriram Balaji & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan bt Vladyslav Manafov & Oleg Prihodko (ukr) 7-6(6), 6-4.

$15,000 ITF males, San Diego, US

Doubles (remaining): Jacob Brumm (US) & Tadeas Paroulek (Cze) bt Yuta Kikuchi (Jpn) & Siddhant Banthia 0-6, 6-2, [11-9].

-Kamesh Srinivasan

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