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Army shooters? domination continues

PUNJAB WOMEN on Monday won the gold in 10-m pistol event in senior and junior categories in the National Shooting Championship being held at the BSF?s Reoti Range.

india Updated: Dec 19, 2006 01:53 IST

PUNJAB WOMEN on Monday won the gold in 10-m pistol event in senior and junior categories in the National Shooting Championship being held at the BSF’s Reoti Range.

Army shooters showed their class in the 25-m Rapid Fire Pistol individual events. All the three medals were won by Army shooters. Vijay Kukmar (765.5 points) Pemba Tamang (751.8) and Ram Kishan (749.4 points) won the gold, silver and bronze medals to brig laurels to their unit.

In the team event, once again the Army team showed their perfection in hitting the target and won the gold followed by the Navy and Delhi winning the silver and bronze respectively.

In the 10-m pistol shooting individual event, Himadri Thapliyal of the UA won the gold with 381 points while Harveen Sarao of Punjab won the silver with 379 points.

In 50-m Rifle Prone junior women’s event, NCC won the gold with 1726 points followed by Manipur with 1644 silver and Punjab bronze with 1609 points. In the 50-m Rifle Prone women’s team event, Army, Maharashtra and Railways won the top three positions with 1769, 1746 and 1746 points respectively.

In individual event, Raj Kumari of the Army won the gold with 590 points followed by Tejaswini Samant of Maharashtra and Meena Kumari of Army.

In junior women’s 50m Rifle Prone event, Sharda Thapa of INF, N Saini Devi of Manipur and Hema KC of NCC won the silver and bronze medals. In the 25-m Rapid Fire Pistol junior event, Hambir Singh, Surjeet Singh and Pushpinder Singh (all from Army) won the gold, silver and bronze medals.

In the 10-m pistol women’s event, Sonia Rai of CISF, Anisa Sayyed of Railways and Harveen Sarao of Punjab won the gold, silver and bronze respectively.