Asian Games 2018: Shooter Lakshay wins silver medal in men's trap shooting

Lakshay lost to Taiwan‘s Kunpi Yang who scored 48 points.

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Updated: Aug 21, 2018, 10:13 AM IST

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JAKARTA: Shooter Lakshay won a silver medal for India after he finished at the second spot in the men‘s trap shooting event in the 18th edition of Asian Games on Monday. This is India‘s second silver medal and the fourth medal overall at the Asian Games.

The total score of the 19-year-old was 43 points. Lakshay lost to Taiwan‘s Kunpi Yang who scored 48 points.

Minister of State Youth Affairs and Sports and Olympic medalist Rajyavardhan Rathore congratulated Lakshay on the victory. He said that the 19-year-old shooter showed impeccable concentration. “19 yr old shooter Lakshya Sheoran on his #AsianGames debut has shown impeccable concentration to win silver medal in Men‘s Trap Shooting at #AsianGames2018. Young champions like Lakshya r the torchbearers of our sporting future. Take a bow young champ!,” he tweeted.

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