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WATCH: Shriyanka Sadangi wins Paris 2024 quota for India, finishes 4th in Asian Shooting C’ship

WATCH: Shriyanka Sadangi wins Paris 2024 quota for India, finishes 4th in Asian Shooting C’ship

Indian shooter Shriyanka Sadangi won a Paris 2024 Olympics quota for India in the women's 50m 3 rifles positions event at the Asian Shooting Championships.

Yet another Indian shooter confirmed the ticket to the Paris 2024 Olympics on Wednesday. This time, it was the turn of Shriyanka Sadangi who won India’s 13th Paris Olympics quota, after she finished fourth in the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions event at the Asian Shooting Championship in Changwon.

The little-known Shriyanka shot an overall 440.5 to end fourth in the competition. The gold medal went to Korea’s Lee Eunseo, while the world champion Han Jiayu of China won the silver medal. Another Chinese, Xia Siyu, took home the bronze medal.

Earlier, Commonwealth Games gold medalist Anish Bhanwala bagged India’s 12th Paris 2024 Olympic quota in shooting after he won the bronze medal in the men’s 25m rapid pistol fire event at the Asian Championships in Changwon, South Korea on Monday. The gold medal went to local lad Lee Gunhyeok, while Japan’s Dai Yoshioka shot his way to the silver medal.

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