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‘Manu favourite for Olympics’

DNMUM423909 | 10/11/2018 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :612

Indian junior team’s chief rifle coach Deepali Deshpande is all praise for teenage shooter

Mumbai: Deepali Deshpande, chief rifle coach of the junior Indian team and a former Olympian herself, said here on Wednesday that air pistol shooter Manu Bhaker is a favourite to win an Olympic medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games, though the same cannot be said of the other youngsters.
Bhaker’s latest triumph came in the ongoing Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires on Tuesday when she tallied 236.5 points for gold in 10m air pistol.
“Manu is too good for the Youth Olympic Games,” Deshpande told DNA on the sidelines of a media interaction arranged as a precursor to the Sports Journalists Association of Mumbai annual awards scheduled for Thursday.
“She is too good and is expected to win an Olympic medal. But the others are still too you
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