Like Father Like Son, Manavaditya Rathore Shoots Gold

Olympic medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore's 15-year-old son Manavaditya Rathore won gold medal at the Asian Shotgun Championship in UAE.

Updated: November 04, 2014 20:54 IST
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File photo of Manavaditya Rathore. (Image courtesy: Rajyavardhan Rathore's twitter account - @Ra_THORe)

Manavaditya Rathore, son of Olympic silver medallist Rajyavardhan Rathore, on Tuesday clinched the gold medal in junior men's trap at the 4th Asian Shotgun Championships here on Tuesday.

This was India's third gold in the continental tournament. Rathore shot 114 out of 125 to win the junior trap event in a shoot-off.

The 15-year-old has been making steady progress over the years. Nicknamed 'Milo', he won the junior trap shooting title at the National Championships last year.

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