Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Ganemat Sekhon win Gold for India in ISSF Shotgun World Cup
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Shooters Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Ganemat Sekhon won India its first medal in the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Shotgun World Cup in Cairo, Egypt on 30th April.
An overview of the news
They won the gold medal by defeating Mexicans Luis Raul Gallardo Oliveros and Gabriela Rodriguez 6-0 in the skeet mixed team event.
Italy took bronze through their crack pair of two-time world championship silver medallist Simona Scocchetti and Rio Olympic champion Gabrielle Rossetti.
Olympian Meraj Ahmad Khan shot 74/75 in the qualifying round to win his 5th Senior ISSF World Cup medal.
The Indian pair combined for a score of 143 out of 150, equal to Mexico's score.
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