Indian shooter Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar wins gold at FISU World University Games in Chengdu, China

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Shooter Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar won the gold medal for India at the FISU World University Games in Chengdu, China on the second day of the event.

An Overview of the News

  • Competing in the men's 50m rifle 3 positions, Tomar shot a total of 461.7 in the final to secure the top podium position.

  • With Tomar's win, India now has gold, silver and bronze medals in shooting at the Games.

  • The Indian men's 25m pistol rapid fire team, consisting of Vijayveer Sidhu, Udayveer Sidhu and Adarsh Singh, won the silver medal.

  • The mixed compound archery team of Aman Saini and Pragati also won gold in the competition.

  • India has won a total of 17 medals including nine gold, three silver and five bronze at the Games, placing it second in the medals tally.

FISU World University Games:

  • The Universiade, formerly known as the Universiade, is an international multi-sport event organised by the International University Sports Federation (FISU) for university athletes.

  • In July 2020, FISU introduced a new branding system, officially renaming the event as the FISU World University Games.

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