Vijayveer Sidhu contributed to two Indian golds in the final two days in the men's 25m standard pistol and men's team 25m rapid fire pistol ©Getty Images

India earned a tournamnet-best haul of 40 medals, including 16 golds, at the rifle, pistol and shotgun International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championships in Lima, adding a further four successes on the final day of competition.

In both 25-metre standard pistol events in Peru's capital, India secured all three places on the podium.

Vijayveer Sidhu won the men's competition with 570-17x, while Udhayveer Sidhu was second with 570-14x and Harsh Gupta third with 566-10x.

Vijayveer Sidhu edged Udhayveer Sidhu by virtue of hitting he inner 10 three more times. 

A total of 573-21x enabled Rhythm Sangwan to take the women's gold ahead of Niveditha Veloor Nair's 565-13x and Naamya Kapoor's 563-16x.

A medal sweep was also secured in the 50m pistol events on the final day.

Arjun Singh Cheema finished with a total of 549-11x in the men's competition to secure gold, beating compatriots Shaurya Sarin and Ajinkya Chavan who finished second and third respectively after both scoring 549-5x.

Shikha Narwal clinched victory in the women's event with 530-5x, while Esha Singh picked up silver with her effort of 529-5x and Navdeep Kaur Navdeep Kaur bronze with 526-6x.

Vijayveer Sidhu had contributed to another Indian gold a day earlier in the men's team 25m rapid fire pistol alongside Adarsh Singh and Anish Anish, who beat Germany's Fabian Otto, Felix Luca Hollfoth and Tobias Gsoell 10-2.

Schwakon Triniphakorn, Wachiravit Phuangthong and Ram Khamhaeng from Thailand took bronze.

India were beaten in the mixed team 50m rifle three positions final as Germany's Max Braun and Anna Janssen triumphed 31-17 against Ayushi Podder and Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar.

Second on the medals table were the United States, whose seventh and final gold came on Thursday (October 7) as Molly McGhin, Katie Zaun and Mary Tucker overcame India's Nischal Nischal, Prasiddhi Mahant and Ayushi Podder 47-43 in the final of the women's team 50m rifle three positions.

The United States finished second on the medals table Mary Tucker contributed to one of seven golds in the women's team 50m rifle three positions ©Getty Images
The United States finished second on the medals table Mary Tucker contributed to one of seven golds in the women's team 50m rifle three positions ©Getty Images

On Wednesday (October 6), Henry Leverett won the men's 25m rapid fire pistol with 32, while Faith Pendergrass, Sydney Krieger and Bethany High clinched the women's team trap title.

Success in the men's team 50m rifle three positions on Thursday saw Hungary finish as one of four nations on three gold medals as Viktor Kiss, Ferenc Toeroek and Soma Richard Hammerl scored 46 while France's Nathan Bailly, Lucas Kryzs and Bastien Destefanis notched 44.

Italy's third gold came courtesy of Samuele Faustinelli, Lorenzo Franquillo and Fabio Fiandri in the men's team trap, the same day on which Germany claimed the second of its three titles through Max Braun and Larissa Weindorf in the mixed team 50m rifle prone.

Two victories for France on Tuesday (October 5) also saw the nation finish with three golds.

Oriane Froment shot 41 of the 50 targets in the women's trap to pip the US' Ryann Phillips, who scored 40, to the title, while Julia Canestrelli won the women's 50m rifle three positions with a total of 455.7.

Her nearest challenger - Eszter Mészáros of Hungary - scored 454.3

Spain's Juan Antonio Garcia and Mar Molné Magriñà shot 41 of the 50 targets in the mixed team trap final to take gold at the expense of Italy's Sofia Littame and Samuele Faustinelli's 35.

That was the second Spanish success of the World Championships, following Andres Garcia's 41 in the men's trap on Tuesday.

Belarus was the only other nation to claim a gold, which was won by Abdul-Aziz Kurdzi in the men's 10m air pistol on the first day of competition on September 30.