Hriday Hazarika from Assam bags Gold at ISSF World Championships
GUWAHATI: There is no stopping the golden run of India’s sports-stars, with Hriday Hazarika hailing from Assam claiming Gold in the Men’s 10m Air Rifle at the ISSF World Championships on Friday.
Hriday nailed a decisive 10.3 in a shoot-off against his Iranian rival, Amir Mohammad Nekounam.
Hriday previously had also won a Gold medal in the team event in the youth category in the 10 Meter Air Rifle Event at the 10th Asian Air Gun Championship held at Wako Tokyo, Japan earlier this year.
Hriday hails from Narayanpur in Lakhimpur district.
Photo of Hriday Hazarika