Fifteen-year-old Anish Bhanwala won gold as India began their campaign at the International Shooting Sport Federation Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol campaign in Suhl, Germany on Saturday with a gold and a silver medal.

Bhanwala from Haryana won gold in the Junior Men’s 25m Standard Pistol competition, with a world record score of 579, which helped India also bag the Team Silver in the event and prop them to second in the overall standings.

In the Team competiton, his teammate Anhad Jawanda shot 561 while Sambhaji Zanzan Patil shot 547 - a combined score of 1678 which won India the silver.

Norway lead the medal tally after the first day with a gold, a silver and a bronze medal followed by India.