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 Ankur Mittal wins double trap gold in Acapulco Shotgun WC

Ankur Mittal pipped his rival James Willet to the gold medal

By: Sarwar Alam

Extending his good form, Ankur Mittal clinched the gold medal at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in the double trap event, pipping his Australian rival James Willet in the final in a world record equalling effort. Mittal had settled for a silver at the recent International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in New Delhi, where Willet had won the gold. Mittal ended with 75 points out of possible 80 in the six-man final to win India’s first medal in the competition while Willet managed 73. Ankur shot strong throughout the day, ending second in qualification with a score of 138 out of a possible 150. He also got…

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