ISSF World Championships: Ankur Mittal trains his guns on success in trap shooting after signing off double trap career on a high
For Ankur Mittal, the victory at Changwon in South Korea, is tinged with sadness as the former world number one will be saying goodbye to his double trap career after this competition
Asian Games 2018: Wake up at 4 am, travel five hours to train, Shardul Vihan's path to winning double trap silver at 15
15-year-old Shardul Vihan, who won the silver medal in double trap at Asian Games, wakes up at 4 am every day and travels over two hours from Meerut to train in New Delhi six days a week.
Shardul Vihan adds to India's rich shooting haul with double trap silver; PV Sindhu advances in women's singles
While Shardul Vihan collected silver in the men's double trap event, shuttler PV Sindhu notched up a hard-fought win over Vietnam's Vu Thi Trang to advance to Round of 16 in women's singles.
Shreyasi aggregated 96 in the finals, same as Emma Cox, but prevailed over the Australian in a shoot-off by striking down both birds even as the Indian's opponent missed the target in her second attempt.
Shreyasi Singh is basking in glory, as she has just won the gold medal in women's double trap event of the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games.
ISSF World Cup: Why Ankur Mittal must credit double trap silver to his father's migration to New Delhi
Having taken up the sport as a 17-year-old, Ankur Mittal has never since looked back, winning gold at the Asian Shotgun Championship in 2014 and bronze two years later at the same event.
Silver medallist Shreyasi Singh attributed her success to a training stint in Italy and thanked senior shooters Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Mansher Singh for their encouragement.