Hyderabad: Hyderabad shooter Esha landed the big shot yet again. Continuing with her stupendous form, the 14-year old pistol shooter rounded off day four of India’s International Shooting Sport Fede-ration (ISSF) Junior World Cup campaign in Suhl, Germany, with a silver in the Women’s 10 metre Air Pistol competition, according to information reaching here.
Sevval Tarhan of Turkey, who is the reigning junior world champion, won gold with a score of 241.8, with Esha closing valiantly with a couple of high 10s at 236.6. Turkey also won the bronze in the event through Yasemin Yilmaz.
This was the talented Hyderabad girl’s first ISSF medal after being crowned national champion last year where she beat India’s very best.
Anish wins goldMeanwhile, Anish Bhanwala claimed the gold medal in 25m rapid fire pistol category. Bhanwala topped the qualification with 584 and shot 29 in the final to finish on top of the podium.