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Junior shooting team wins gold in German tourney

June 08, 2013 15:45 IST

The Indian junior women's 10m Air Rifle team -- comprising Shriyanka Sadangi, Apurvi Chandela and Mampi Das -- has bagged a gold medal in the International Junior Shooting Championship in Suhl, Germany.

The trio, supported by the Lakshya Sports Foundation, shot a total score of 1235.3.

Hosts Germany bagged the silver with an aggregate score of 1230.4, while Russia finished third with a total of 1222.

Shriyanka was the best performer among the Indians, scoring 413.7 to finish fourth in the individual championship.

National champion Apurvi finished eighth with a score of 411 while Mampi was 10th with 410.6 points.

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