Paralympics 2020: Manish Narwal clinches gold and Singhraj Singh wins silver in 50m pistol shooting event

The 19-year-old made a Paralympic record with a score of 218.2, while Singhraj, who bagged in the bronze medal in the P1 men's 10m air pistol SH1 event, won his second medal with a score of 216.7.

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Indian para-athletes are acing at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics as two more medals are added in the name of India. Manish Narwal won gold in Mixed 50m Pistol SH1, and Singhraj Singh won a silver medal. With the Narwal's gold, India now holds three gold medals at the Paralympics. The 19-year-old made a Paralympic record with a score of 218.2, while Singhraj, who bagged in the bronze medal in the P1 men's 10m air pistol SH1 event, won his second medal with a score of 216.7.

The Sports Authority of India congratulated Narwal's win at the game by tweeting, "19-yr Manish Narwal brings home 's rd medal from Tokyo By setting new PR in Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 event, Manish now has both World Record and #Paralympics Record to his name!!! A brilliant accomplishment by him at a young age. Wish you an great future ahead!"

Manish Narwal was at his consistent best by overtaking Malyshev, who was in the position for a gold medal until the 5th series. Manish shot 10.8 and 10.5 in a series that secured him first place on the podium. India won the 5th medal in the shooting event at the Tokyo Paralympics as Avani Lekhara won a gold and bronze medal, and Singhraj's silver medal added one more medal to his bronze medal at the games. Till now, India tally with 15 medals at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020.