Yashaswini Deswal led the way for Indian shooters at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in New Delhi, winning the women's 10 metres air pistol contest.
However, the victory also came on a day when the number of shooters at the ISSF World Cup known to have tested positive for COVID-19 rose to four.
The Press Trust of India, citing National Rifle Association of India sources, reports that three further shooters returned positive test results today so are self-isolating, and that two of them are Indian.
One shooter had already tested positive yesterday.
At the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range, Deswal's victory represented one of five medals won by India today.
Deswal posted a points total of 238.8 to take the women's 10m air pistol title, with compatriot Manu Bhaker close behind on 236.7.
Belarusian Viktoria Chaika was third, scoring 215.9.
#YashaswiniDeswal wins the 1st Gold 🥇 for India at the @ISSF_Shooting World Cup #NewDelhi 2021 #shooting 238.8 in the Women’s 10M Air Pistol final. @realmanubhaker wins Silver🥈 #ISSFWorldCup #ShootingWorldCup #India pic.twitter.com/eJ1iPSgI5S— NRAI (@OfficialNRAI) March 20, 2021
Scoring 243.6, Iranian Javad Foroughi won the men's equivalent, edging out Asian Games champion Saurabh Chaudhary of India by 0.4 points.
India's Abhishek Verma was third.
Eighteen-year-old Divyansh Panwar, ranked number one in the world, was third in the men's 10m air rifle to collect India's other medal today.
American Lucas Kozeniesky won the event with a score of 249.8 - 0.1 better than Hungary's István Péni could muster.
There was also American joy in the women's 10m air rifle, with Mary Tucker first - scoring 251.5 - and Alison Weisz second.
Eszter Denes of Hungary, the top qualifier, completed the podium.
The ISSF World Cup is due to continue tomorrow, with individual skeet finals a highlight on the running order.