Saurabh Chaudhary is an Indian Sports Shooter. He is 16 years old born to a Jaat family in Kalina village in Meerut, Uttara Pradesh. He only took up the sport three years ago. Saurabh Chaudhary, making his Asian Games debut, shot a record score of 240.7 to pip Japan’s Tomoyuki Matsuda (239.7) in an exciting final to add a gold to India’s medal tally.
He became only the fifth Indian shooter to claim gold in the Asian Games history, beating a field of multiple worlds and Olympic champions in the 10m air pistol finals. Chaudhary, son of a farmer based in Kalina Village in Meerut, aggregated 240.7. The 42-year-old Matsuda from Japan misfired on the 23rd shot, an 8.9, to settle for silver. He scored 239.7.
Chaudhary also set a Games record with his sensational effort. His last two shots were a 10.2 and 10.4, giving him the decisive lead. Congratulations to the young achiever.
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