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Mittal traps gold, team bags bronze

DNMUM422015 | 9/9/2018 | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :541



New Delhi: Ankur Mittal claimed his career’s biggest victory by beating China’s Yiyang Yang for a gold in men’s double trap at ISSF World Championship in Changwon, South Korea, on Saturday.
The 26-year-old Mittal became the first Indian to win the double trap gold at the WC after scoring 140 out of 150 to set up a shoot-off against Yang and Slovakia’s Hubert Andrzej. And then, he emerged victorious with a score of 4-3 against the fancied Chinese competitor. The Slovakian had to settle for the bronze after missing his second shoot-off clay target in the shoot-off.
While Yang missed the fourth shot, Mittal managed to hit the clay on all the four shots to climb on top of the podium.
Interestingly, Mittal has become only the second
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