Osijek, Sep 28 (Agency) Bhowneesh Mendiratta secured India’s first Paris Olympics quota in shooting, finishing fourth in the men’s Trap final at the ISSF Shotgun World Championship here on Wednesday. Mendiratta scored 13 in the final to be placed fourth.
The 23-year-old topped his ranking round after shooting a score 24/25 to secure a place in the medal match and with four quota up for grabs in the event, he bagged a Paris 2024 berth. This is Mendiratta’s maiden senior World Championship appearance. He had previously competed in the senior World Cup in Changwon, Korea, where he bagged a silver.