Priyanshu Pandey beat Juho-Pekka Maunula of Finland 23-21 in the double trap final of the fifth International junior shotgun cup in Orimattila, Finland.
Priyanshu qualified for the knock-out in fourth place with a score of 102. He topped the semifinal with 24 and clinched gold with 23. He shot 18, 20, 19, 24 and 21 in qualifying.
Lorenzo Belei of Italy, who topped the qualifiers with a total of 119, had to settle for the bronze after losing the semifinal tie-shoot to Maunula. He shot an impressive 28 out of 30 in the bronze medal match.
Sanjay Rathore made it to the knock-out in the third spot with a score of 105 but finished sixth. Ahvar Rizvi (93) was seventh in a field of eight shooters.
The results: Junior men double trap: 1. Priyanshu Pandey 23 (24) 102; 2. Juho-Pokka Maunula (Fin) 21 (23)2 (94); 3. Lorenzo Belei (Ita) 28 (23)1 (119); 6. Sanjay Rathore 20 (105); 7. Ahvar Rizvi 93.
Keywords: 5th International junior shotgun cup