Teenager southpaw pistol shooter Adarsh Singh outclassed his rivals to win gold in both the men’s and junior men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event on the concluding day of the XII Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Memorial Masters Shooting Competition here on Friday.
17-year old Adarsh, who is yet to complete his first full year as a senior India international, shot a classy 584 to top in both the qualification rounds, his score way above the second-ranked shooter in both the competitions.
The Haryana lad then won the men’s final 27-26, overcoming a poor start of one out of five hits, to edge out Army marksman Gurmeet in a tense finish as both shot identical 3s to end the duel. Punjab’s Anhad Jawanda bagged bronze with a score of 22 in the six-man final.
In the junior event, Adarsh had it comparatively better, overcoming Vijayveer Sidhu of Chandigarh 30-27 to claim a double on the day. Haryana’s Ayush Sangwan won bronze with a score of 21.
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