Swapnil Kusale wins silver in World Cup
Swapnil Kusale was crushed to the gold 16-10 by the Rio Olympics silver medalist Serhiy Kulish of Ukraine within the 50-metre rifle 3-position occasion within the capturing World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan, on Thursday.
Swapnil was constantly within the shadow of the eventual champion as he shot 591 in qualification and was marginally behind within the second stage whereas making the reduce for the gold match.
It was the primary vital particular person milestone for the 26-year-old Swapnil, who has been a part of the gold-winning Indian staff within the World Cup.
With a gold and a silver, India was joint seventh within the medals desk with France, Kuwait and US. Korea led with three gold and a bronze. Serbia was second with two gold, a silver and a bronze, whereas Australia, Poland, Bulgaria and Ukraine Finland, the Czech Republic and Greece had additionally managed to win a gold medals.
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Within the girls’s 50-metre rifle 3-position occasion, Olympian Anjum Moudgil shot remarkably nicely to attain the third-best rating of 587 in qualifying for the rating stage for the highest eight. She had shot 587 earlier within the day within the elimination spherical as nicely.
Ayushi Podder (585) completed sixteenth, as she shot two factors lower than Anjum within the susceptible spherical, whereas Ashi Chouksey (584) was twentieth. Each improved on their elimination rating of 581 and 578 respectively.
|50m rifle 3-position:
Males: 1. Serhiy Kulish (Ukr) 16 (411.0) 594; 2. Swapnil Kusale 10 (409.1) 591; 3. Aleksi Leppa (Fin) 407.8 (589); 14. Goldi Gurjar 586; 23. Deepak Kumar 583.
Arjun, Priyanka qualify for under-20 Worlds
Madhya Pradesh’s Arjun Waskale (males’s 1500m) and Uttar Pradesh’s Priyanka Sirakwar (girls’s 100m) struck kind on the twentieth Nationwide Federation Cup junior (under-20) athletics championships right here on Thursday and certified for the under-20 Worlds in Colombia in August.
The 18-year-old Priyanka, from Agra, clocked 11.80s within the girls’s 100m heats to make the reduce (qual. Customary 11.90) whereas Arjun Waskale, 18, broke the boys’s 1500m meet file at the same time as he certified for Colombia.
In the meantime, Priya H. Mohan, final 12 months’s under-20 Worlds blended relay bronze medallist, was the quickest going into the ladies’s 400m remaining with 53.45s whereas Rupal, the silver medallist on the Nationwide varsities meet in Bhubaneswar in February, was subsequent finest (53.91). The 2 have already certified for the under-20 Worlds.
The outcomes (gold medallist solely):
Males: 1500m: Arjun Waskale (MP) 3:46.31s MR, OR 3:48.54. 5000m: Gagan Singh (Har) 14:44.92s. Pole vault: R. Sakthi (TN) 4.60m. Discus throw: Shubhkarman Ghotra (Pun) 53.00m.
Girls: 1500m: Akansha (Raj) 4:33.99s. 5000m: Drashtiben Chaudhri (Guj) 16:53.33s. Shot put: Jasmine Kaur (Pun) 13.90m.
Ramkumar loses within the pre-quarterfinals of the Surbiton Trophy
Fortunate loser Ramkumar Ramanathan was crushed by Jordan Thompson within the pre-quarterfinals of the €134,920 Challenger tennis match in Surbiton.
Ramkumar had crushed Yuichi Sugita of Japan 7-6(2) within the third set tie-break within the first spherical, after having misplaced the second spherical of the qualification occasion. He additionally progressed into the doubles quarterfinals in partnership with John-Patrick Smith, following a walkover.
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Within the Challenger in Czech Republic, Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni made the doubles remaining by beating the highest seeds Alexander Erler and Lucas Miedler of Austria 6-4, 6-4.
Within the $25,000 ITF girls’s occasion in Thailand, Karman Thandi made the quarterfinals by beating the seventh seed Erika Sema of Japan 2-6, 6-1, 6-1.
€ 134,920 Challenger, Surbiton, UK
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Jordan Thompson (Aus) bt Ramkumar Ramanathan 7-5, 6-3; First spherical: Ramkumar bt Yuichi Sugita (Jpn) 4-6, 7-5, 7-6(2).
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): John-Patrick Smith (Aus) & Ramkumar w.o. Radu Allbot (Mda) & Victor Vlad Cornea (Rou).
€ 90,280 Challenger, Prostejov, Czech Republic
Doubles (semifinals): Yuki Bhambri & Saketh Myneni bt Alexander Erler & Lucas Miedler (Aut) 6-4, 6-4; Roman Jebavy (Cze) & Andrej Martin (Svk) bt Sriram Balaji & Arjun Kadhe 6-7(3), 7-5, [10-7]; Quarterfinals: Yuki & Saketh bt Denys Molchanov (Ukr) & Franko Skugor (Cro) 7-6(4), 3-6, [13-11]; Balaji & Arjun bt Vit Kopriva & Jarosslav Pospisil (Cze) 6-3, 6-2.
$15,000 ITF males, Monastir, Tunisia
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Sascha Gueymard Wayenburg (Fra) bt Rishab Agarwal 6-3, 6-2.
Doubles (quarterfinals): Arthur Bouquier & Martin Breysach (Fra) bt Alexander Crnokrak (Aus) & Rishab Agarwal 6-4, 6-0.
$25,000 ITF girls, Chiang Rai, Thailand
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Nao Hibino (Jpn) bt Rutuja Bhosale 6-3, 6-0; Karman Kaur Thandi bt Erika Sema (Jpn) 2-6, 6-1, 6-1.
Doubles (quarterfinals): Akiko Omae (Jpn) & Rutuja Bhosale bt Anastasiya Poplavska (Ukr) & Anastasia Ssukhotina 6-2, 6-3.
$15,000 ITF girls, Rancho Santa Fe, US
Singles (first spherical): Klara Kosan (US) btt Pratyusha Rachapudi 6-2, 1-6, 6-1.
Harshini beats Harithashri within the Sub-Junior Nationwide Championship
Karnataka’s N Harshini recovered from the brink of defeat to beat Harithashri Venkatesh of Tamil Nadu 3-6, 7-6(0), 6-0 within the women quarterfinals of the Ramesh Desai memorial Nationwide under-16 tennis championship on the KDLTA Complicated on Thursday.
Title aspirant Asmi Adkar overcame stiff resistance from Mmaaya Rajeshwaran 7-6(5), 6-4.
Within the boys part, Kriish Tyagi, Rethin Pranv, Tanussh Ghildyal and Tejas Ahuja made the semifinals.
The outcomes (quarterfinals):
Boys: Kriish Tyagi bt Venkat Batlanki 6-2, 6-2; Rethin Pranav bt Debasis Sahoo 6-3, 6-1; Tanussh Ghildyal bt Aradhya Ksshitij 6-2, 4-6, 6-3; Tejas Ahuja bt Arjun Rathi 6-3, 6-3.
Ladies: Aishwarya Jadhav bt Manognya Madasu 6-2, 6-1; Aakruti Sonkusare bt Sree Tanvi Dasari 6-3, 6-2; Asmi Adkar bt Maaya Rajeshwaran 7-6(5), 6-4; N Harshini bt Harithashri Venkatesh 3-6, 7-6(0), 6-0.
Kerala Blasters to start out its girls’s staff
The Kerala Blasters FC, the Indian Tremendous League runners-up, will begin a girls’s soccer staff quickly.
The Blasters have now appointed Rajah Rizwan because the director of its girls’s staff and the membership’s new academy.
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“The Blasters have informed the KFA that they are going to be fielding a staff within the subsequent Kerala Girls’s League which is more likely to be held in October,” P. Anilkumar, the overall secretary of the Kerala Soccer Affiliation, informed Sportstar on Thursday.
“We had six groups within the final girls’s league and we’re more likely to have 10 within the subsequent version.”