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Spain's Alberto Fernandez wins Men's Trap Shooting Gold at ISSF Shotgun WC

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Spain's Trap Shooting legend and world number five Alberto Fernandez, has won Gold in the Men's Trap Shooting event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Shotgun, being held in the Mexican city of Acapulco.

Alberto, who had won bronze in the first World Cup held in earlier this month, bettered that performance by beating friend and countryman Antonio Bailon 45-42 in the finals. Aaron Heading of Great won the bronze.

Earlier on Day Two of the competition, the Indian trio of Zoravar Singh Sandhu, Kynan Chenai and Birendeep Sodhi could not make it through to the six-man final round and bowed out in qualification.

Zoravar came closest, shooting a score of 121 out of 125 to finish in 8th position. Zoravar had reached the finals of the World Cup stage by shooting 118. Kynan Chenai. Olympian Kynan Chenai shot 120 to finish 16th while Birendeep Sodhi finished with a score of 112 securing 53rd position.

has a nine-member team participating in Acapulco. Day three of competition will see 14-year old Shapath Bharadwaj and World Cup Silver medalist Ankur Mittal vie for honours in the Men's Double Trap event.

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First Published: Tue, March 21 2017. 10:48 IST