ISSF World Cup: India won bronze in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event.© Instagram
India’s Abhishek Verma and Yashaswini Singh Deswal won bronze at the ISSF World Cup Air Pistol Mixed Team event on Monday. They beat Turkey to finish third in the event. The bronze match saw India dominate for the first half, before Turkey staged a dramatic comeback. But Deswal and Verma eventually won the match comfortably.
The ‘India 2’ team dominated from the start, taking an 8-0 lead in the first four series, before Turkey came fighting back to make it 10-8 after nine series.
The two teams shared a point apiece after the 10th series finished in a tie.
Turkey then drew level to make it 11-11.
But the Indian duo regrouped from there to open up a four-point lead again, and despite Turkey edging a series to make it 15-13, Verma and Deswal held their nerves to win the bronze medal match 17-13.
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