Naveen congratulates Saurabh Chaudhary on winning gold


Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated teen shooter Saurabh Chaudhary on winning gold in Men’s 10m Air Pistol event at the 18th Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta – Palembang, Indonesia on Tuesday.

The 16-year-old Saurabh shot a total of 240.7 to claim the top honours at the JSC – Shooting Range. Saurabh also broke the Asian Games record in 10m air pistol event with his brilliant showing in the final.

The CM also congratulated Abhishek Verma for winning a bronze medal in Men’s 10m Air Pistol final.

Taking to Twitter Patnaik wrote, “Congratulate young #SaurabhChaudhary on winning Gold at #AsianGames2018 in 10m Air Pistol event, with an #AsianGames record. Congratulations Abhishek Verma on winning the Bronze, a triumphant double for India. Future of Indian competitive shooting!”



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