Sheoran strikes gold at shooting World Cup
Guadalajara (Mexico): Akhil Sheoran topped the 50 metres Rifle 3 Positions event to make it four gold medals for India in the ISSF World Cup here.
On Saturday, Sheoran collected 455.6 points in total to finish 3.6 points ahead of second-placed Bernhard Pickl of Austria. Hungarian Istvan Peni got 442.3 points in total to take the bronze medal.
Sheoran got 151.6 points in kneeling, 155.1 in prone and 148.9 in the standing elimination round of the championship.
In the standing singles shots, Sheoran struck scores of 9.3, 10.8, 9.4, 9.5 and 10.5 - a total of 49.5 as he bagged India's ninth medal in total so far in the edition of World Cup.