Tejaswini, Mahaveer win gold

Rajasthan's Mahaveer Singh and Tejaswini Sawant of Maharashtra were among the shooters to won the gold medals in the National Shooting Championship here on Friday.

In the standard pistol category, Singh shot 569 to bag the top prize ahead of Pemba Tamang (567) of Army and Samaresh Jung (563) of CISF at the Karni Singh Shooting Ranges.

Amanpreet Singh of ONGC shot 580 + 99.5 to clinch the gold medal in men's air pistol while the silver went to Jitu Rai of Army who scored 579 + 100. P N Prakash of Karnataka won the bronze medal with a score of 580 + 98.4.

In the 3-position women's event, Sawant shot 581 + 98.2 for the top prize while Raj Chaudhary of Army stood second with a score of 579 + 98.5. The bronze went to Lajja Gujarat's Gauswami who totalled 578 + 96.6.

In the air pistol junior category, Sarjeet Singh of Army won the gold medal after scoring 573.

 

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