Manish Narwal and Singhraj win Gold and Silver medal at the Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 final at the Tokyo Paralympics
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(Shooting News) Indian shooters Manish Narwal and Singhraj made the country proud by winning gold and silver medal at the Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 final. Singhraj started off strongly, scoring 19.4 after two shots and being in first position from the get go. Narwhal’s second shot meant that the 19 year old was at 17.8 but by the time five shots were fired, both the Indians were cemented in the top 3 positions with scores of 46.1 and 45.4.
However, the circumstances changed for the worse as before long the Indians were forced to give up their lead when Manish Narwal dropped down to 6th while Singhraj languished in third from medal winning positions. Narwal improved on his score with 104.3 by shot 12 to move up two positions and with the eliminations looming large, both Narwal and Singhraj were desperate to make their way into the top 3.
Their fortunes changed by shot 16 when both the Indians were in the top 3 positions with Singhraj in second place and by shot 20, both the Chinese shooters shot 7.5 to ensure Manish Narwal and Singhraj with gold and silver medals respectively.
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