Shardul, who still studies in class 9, wins silver medal in men’s double trap shooting event. His opponent, who was thrice his age, settled for Bronze against the young shooter. Shardul’s interest was in cricket but his father pushed him towards shooting. And finally, all the hard work paid off.
In an interview after the game, Shardul says he has been training for four years now. Indian shooters has shown great consistency by winning medals back to back. Another 19 years old Lakshay Sheoron won silver medal in men’s single trap shooting event.
Indian shooter, Deepak Kumar also won a silver in 10m air rifle event at the Asian Games.