Aishwary Tomar shot 449.1 within the eight-man finals to complete 3rd at the podium. © AFP
Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar bagged India’s 13th Olympic quota in capturing with a bronze medal in males’s 50m rifle three positions on the 14th Asian Championship in Doha on Sunday, giving the rustic its best-ever quota haul. Tomar shot 449.1 within the eight-man finals to complete 3rd at the podium at the back of gold medallist Kim Jonghyun (459.nine) of Korea and Chinese language Zhonghao Zhao (459.1) on the Lusail Capturing Advanced. The 18-year-old had sailed via to the finals of the development with a 1168 in qualifying.
The opposite Indians in fray, Chain Singh completed 17th within the whilst Parul Kumar was once 20th.
India had 11 shooters on the 2012 London Olympics and 12 in Rio de Janiero in 2016.
In July, from Khargone in Madhya Pradesh had shot down the boys’s rifle three positions junior international file on his option to profitable gold, serving to the rustic most sensible the medals tally within the ISSF Junior Global Cup in Suhl, Germany.
Tomar is the second one Indian, after veteran Sanjeev Rajput, to have were given the quota puts within the 3P match. He is part of the junior staff educated by means of Suma Shirur.