All you need to know about the youngest Indian gold medallist at Asian Games

Published: 21st August 2018 02:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st August 2018 06:59 PM  

Saurabh Chaudhary
Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary, 16, won the gold medal for 10m air pistol at the Asian Games being held in Indonesia. He hails from Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh. He belongs to a farming family of Kalina village. (Photo | AP)
Saurabh Chaudhary
Saurabh Chaudhary (Centre) took up shooting three years ago. Asian Games was his debut event as a senior after achieving laurels at the juinor level. (Photo | PTI)
Saurabh Chaudhary
Saurabh Chaudhary(Left) learnt the tricks of the trade at Amit Sheoran's academy at Benoli near Baghpat, 53 kilometers from Meerut. He also honed his skills with Jaspal Rana, an Asian Games gold medal winner. (Photo | PTI)
Saurabh Chaudhary
Chaudhary won the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup while setting a new Junior World Record. At the Asian Games, Saurabh scored 50.6 and 50.8 in the Stage One in the 10m air pistol final; In Stage 2, he achieved a total of 240.7 points including 18.6, 20.6, 20.2, 19.9 and 20.6 and set a new record for Asian Games. (Photo | AP)
Saurabh Chaudhary
Saurabh Chaudhary will be a favourite to win gold medal for India at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. This feat has only been achieved by Abhinav Bindra at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. (Photo | AP)
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