Asher Noria wins gold medal in Intl Junior Competition

Updated: May 13, 2010, 15:03 PM IST

New Delhi: Young Indian shooter Asher Noria
fired his way to a gold medal for the second successive time
at the International Junior Shooting Competition in Suhl,

The Indian shot 140+46 to emerge at the top yesterday and
repeat his 2009 performance, where he had won the gold medal
in the same championship.

Compatriot Shyan Masood also shot 140/150 in the
qualification round but his score of 40/50 brought him down to
fifth position in the finals.

However, Shyan (140) helped his team, comprising Asher
(140) and Ankur Mittal (112), to win the bronze medal.