Youth Olympic Games: Manu Bhaker becomes second Indian to win two medals

Young shooting sensation Manu Bhaker became the second Indian after Judoka Tababi Devi to win two medals at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires yesterday.

Manu won the first medal in the form of Gold in the 10-metre air pistol event on Tuesday.

Manu combined with Tajikistan’s Behzan Fayzullaev in the 10-metre pistol mixed international settled for a silver after losing the gold medal match 3-10 to Germany and Bulgarian pair of Vanessa Seeger and Kiril Kirov.

India thus wrapped up their shooting campaign with two gold and three silver medals.

Manu Bhaker won the first gold medal in 10m air pistol event on Tuesday.

In the U-18 Men’s hockey team moved to the semi-finals with a 4-2 win over Poland. India will face the winners of of Argentina and Bangladesh in the last-four match today.

On the badminton courts, Lakshya Sen settled for a silver medal after he lost the men’s singles summit clash against China’s Li Shifeng in straight games 15-21,19-21.

India has bagged three gold and five silver so far in the ongoing Youth Olympics.

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