Alison Marie Weisz of the United States won the women's 10 metres air rifle title at the World Shooting Championships in Cairo ©Getty Images

Alison Marie Weisz and Rudrankksh Balasaheb Patil took the women’s and men’s 10 metres air rifle titles at the World Shooting Championships in Cairo, Egypt.

In the women’s event Weisz of the United States defeated China’s Yuting Huang in the final by 16 points to 14.

In the men’s final, 18-year-old Patil of India defeated Danilo Dennis Sollazzo of Italy by 17-13 to take the crown.

The first two junior finals also took place, with the mixed team 50m rifle prone category won by China 2.

Yuqian Pang and Linshu Du took gold, beating Czech Republic’s Adela Zrustova and Vojtech Zaborec by 16-6.

The bronze medals went to the United States, whose duo of Katie Lorraine Zaun and Rylan William Kissell ran out convincing 16-6 winners over the India 1 line-up of Nischal Nischal and Surya Singh Pratap.

In the junior women’s team 25m pistol category China’s line-up of Zizhao Luo, Sixuan Feng and Qianxun Yao earned gold, beating South Korea’s Minseo Kim, Yeseul Kim and Jiin Yang 16-4.

India ran out big winners in the bronze-medal match, with their line-up of Naamya Kapoor, Vibhuti Bhatia and Esha Singh winning 17-1 against Germany’s line-up of Nina Alice Adels, Vanessa Seeger and Lydia Vetter.

Senior finals are due to take place tomorrow in the men’s and women’s 10m air pistol, with junior titles set to be awarded in the men’s 50m rifle three positions and women’s 25m pistol.