Shardul Vihan 15 year, clinched the silver medal in the men’s double trap shooting event at the 18th Asian Games in Palembang on Thursday. This is India’s 17th medal at the games.
Uttar Pradesh teenager Vihan shot 73 to claim the silver medal, while Korea’s 34-year-old Shin Hyunwoo 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.
As a 14-year-old, Vihan had grabbed four gold medals at Shotgun Nationals Championship last year.