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Electrician's daughter from Bhopal wins berth at the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020


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Chinki Yadav earns India's second Olympic quota during the current Asian shooting championship, while finishing sixth in the final of the 25m pistol event in Doha, Qatar on Friday.

In terms of qualification, she shot an exceptional 296 today to reach a total of 588 and reach the final. she found out about Thailand & # 39; s Naphaswan Yangpain bean, who shot 590 to finish at the top. The 21-year-old daughter of an electrician from Bhopal, Chinki, won the 11th Olympic quota for Indians in shooting as 4 shooters out of 8 in Finale already had quota and chinki were among the rest four finalists who were eligible for quota.

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Chinki first came into the spotlight in 2017 after winning team bronze at the junior world championship. In June of this year, she won the gold medal in national selection tests and a silver medal in the national championship. According to an old report Times of India, Chinki's father, Mehtab Singh Yadav, has been working as an electrician in the sports department for 23 years.

On Thursday, Chinki shot 292, which enabled her to attempt to capture one of the four available berths in Tokyo. Rahi Sarnobat has already secured the other quota place for India in earlier competitions.

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Apart from Chinki, Vivaan Kapoor and Esha Singh each won two golds because India dominated the junior competitions, where they won 18 of the 23 medals the country has won so far.

The icing on the cake in the Lusail Shooting complex was the 1-2 finish in the junior men's fall competition where Vivaan shot his way to an individual gold with fellow countryman Bhowneesh Mendiratta who followed him all day to win silver.


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