Asian Games 2018: Lakshay clinches silver in men's trap shooting event; Manavjit Singh Sandhu finishes fourth

Palembang: Young Indian shooter Lakshay claimed the silver medal in the men's trap event of the Asian Games on Monday.

Lakshay of India competes in the men's trap shooting event at the 2018 Asian Games. AFP

Lakshay of India competes in the men's trap shooting event at the 2018 Asian Games. AFP

The 19-year-old Lakshay shot 39 out of 45 to finish second on the podium.

Taipei's Kunpi Yang won the gold medal while equalling the Games record with 48, while Korea's Daemyeong Ahn bagged bronze after scoring 30 at the JSC Shooting Range.

Another Indian in the fray, Manavjit Singh Sandhu, who topped the qualification, finished fourth in the final with 26 after 30 shots, having stayed on course for a while.

This is the Indian shooting contingent's third medal at the ongoing Asian Games.


Updated Date: Aug 28, 2018 02:15 AM

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