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Heena Sidhu, Shweta Singh win gold and silver at Asian AirGun Championship

Heena and Shweta

Former world number one Heena Sidhu lived upto the billing as she clinched the gold medal in women's 10m air pistol to cap off India's campaign at the 8th Asian AirGun Championship . India also had the silver medal in the kitty as Shweta Singh stood second on the podium in the day's marquee event, ahead of bronze medallist Seon A Kim of Korea. Having topped the qualification with a score of 387 alongside another young Indian shooter Yashaswini Singh Deshwal, former world champion Heena shot 197.8 to win the top prize in the final. Shweta aggregated 197.0, while Kim managed 175.8. In her first international final,Yashaswini finished a creditable fourth after shooting 155.3. India, thus, won an impressive haul of 17 medals, including six gold (two in individual senior), to finish as toppers in the continental event, which lost some sheen after the pull-out of powerhouse China and Korea's decision to not send numero uno pistol shooter Jin Jong-oh. India bagged five silver and six bronze.In the overall standings, Iran took the second place with 12 podium finishes, including six gold and five silver medals, followed by Taipei, winning one gold, two silver and as many bronze.