India on top of medals table in Asian Shooting Championship in Jakarta with 07 Gold, 06 Silver, and 06 Bronze medals

In Women's shooting, Rhythm Sangwan bagged the Bronze medal in the 25-meter Pistol event at the Asian Shooting Championship in Jakarta, Indonesia today. With this medal, Rhythm confirmed the 16th Paris Olympic quota for the Indian shooting contingent. Also, this is the sixth Paris quota in the pistol events for India and the second in women's 25m Pistol. Rhythm ended the tournament with an impressive performance collecting a total of five medals, 1 gold, 2 silver, and 2 bronze medals.

Earlier in the tournament, Varun Tomar and Esha Singh won the 14th and 15th quota for the Indian team in the 10m air pistol men and women respectively.

Till now, India has won a total of 16 quotas in shooting, surpassing the 15 quotas won for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Earlier yesterday, Nancy Mandhotra won the Women’s 10-meter Air rifle Gold with a junior Asian record of 252.8 points. While her compatriot and former world Number 1, Elavenil Valarivan secured the Silver, trailing by 0.1 points. In Junior Women's Air rifle, Isha Taksale, Khyaty Choudhary, and Anvii Rathod swept the podium respectively. In Junior Men’s Air rifle, Pan Bowen of China won the Gold ahead of India's Abhinav Shaw and Parth Mane, while in the Men’s category, World champion Rudrankksh Patil was pushed to the bronze medal. India is on top of the medals table with seven Gold, six Silver, and six Bronze medals followed by China with four Gold, two Silver, and three  Bronze.

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