Sheeraz Sheikh Finishes Fourth, Men’s Skeet Team Wins Bronze At Asian Shotgun Championship

Sheeraz Sheikh narrowly missed out on an individual medal even as the men’s skeet team bagged a bronze on the sixth day of competition at the 7th Asian Shotgun Championship.

The team comprising Sheeraz, Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Angad Vir Singh Bajwa finished on the podium behind hosts Kazakhstan (350) after aggregating 347 out of 375.

India has so far won seven medals in the competition.

Team Kuwait won the gold, finishing with an identical score of 350, but edged out the hosts on better finishing round scores.

At the end of the first day of qualification in the men’s skeet on Friday, Mairaj and Sheeraz were placed ninth and 10th respectively on identical scores of 69 out of 75 targets.