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CWG silver medallist Lajja finishes 11th in shooting World Cup

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Lajja Gauswami finished 11th after she aggregated 573 in women's 50-metre rifle 3 position event at the ISSF World Cup final in Munich, Germany today.

other Updated: Oct 27, 2010 22:09 IST

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Lajja Gauswami finished 11th after she aggregated 573 in women's 50-metre rifle 3 position event at the ISSF World Cup final in Munich, Germany on Wednesday.

Joydeep Karmakar finished eight in men's 50-metre rifle prone event with a total of 698.7 (596 + 102.7).

Gauswami scored 196 in prone, 186 in standing and 191 in kneeling position.

USA's Jamie Beyerle won the gold medal after she shot 690.7 (590 in qualifying and 100.7 in the final), while Serbia's Lidija Mihalovic clinched the silver with 686.5. Germany's Sonja Pfeilschifter bagged the bronze medal with a score of 685.9.

In men's 50-metre rifle prone, Belarus' Sergei Martynov clinched the gold after he shot 703.2, while Norway's Vebjoern Berg bagged silver with 701.7. Germany's Henri Junghaenel shot 701.5 to have a bronze-medal finish.

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Omkar Singh was 11th after he aggregated 581 in the men's 10-metre air pistol qualifying.

Gauswami, in partnership with world champion Tejeswini Sawant, had clinched silver in 50-metre rifle 3 position event in the Commonwealth Games.