Asia Games 2018: Shardul Vihan wins Silver

Shardul Vihan added another medal to India’s tally and it’s once again it’s from shooting. Vihan clinched a silver medal in men’s double trap shooting event on Thursday.

The 15-year old boy from Meerut, Uttar Pradesh shot 73 to come second to Korea’s Shin Hyunwoo, 34, who overtook the Indian shooter by a point. Qatar’s Al Marri Hamad Ali settled for bronze with a score of 53 at the Jakabaring shooting range.

Last year, Vihan, who is coached by former Asian Championship double gold medallist Anwer Sultan, had grabbed four gold medals at Shotgun Nationals Championship last year. Vihan had also finished sixth at the Junior World Championship in Moscow in 2017.