Junior Asian champion Yash Vardhan of India won the 10m air rifle event at the 6th edition of the International Online Shooting Championship (IOSC) on Sunday.
The 17-year-old Yash shot a score of 251.9 to win the title with a margin of 1.2 point.
Yash, who had finished second in the third edition of IOSC, shot the best qualification score of 633.0, just 0.5 point less than the world record.
In the finals, Yash took an early lead after the first ten shots and then completely dominated the finals to claim his first IOSC title.
“It’s really nice and helpful to have these online competitions during these times as it not only helped me gain exposure but also helped me in growing into a better shooter. I am very delighted to see today’s results and will be looking forward to continuing it,” said Yash after his win.