14th Asian shooting Championships


Deepak Kumar claimed India’s 10th Tokyo Olympic quota in shooting by winning the bronze medal and Manu Bhaker claimed a gold medal at the 14th Asian Championships.

  • Deepak secured the bronze in the men’s 10 metres air rifle while Bhaker secured gold in the women’s 10 metres air pistol.
  • Deepak is the 2nd Indian shooter to earn an Olympic quota in the event after Divyansh Singh Panwar.
  • India already has secured 9 Tokyo quotas in rifle and pistol and lies behind China (25 quotas), Korea (12 quotas) and Japan in the Asian region.
  • Deepak shot 227.8 in the eight-man final to win the medal.
  • Manu Bhaker shot 244.3 to win the top prize in her event.