Bhopal, Dec 12 (PTI) Karnataka’s Divya TS secured her maiden women’s 10m air pistol national title, getting the better of Uttar Pradesh’s Sanskriti Bana in a close gold medal match at the 65th National Shooting Championship, which concluded here on Monday.
Divya beat Sanskriti 16-14 in the gold medal match and Haryana’s Rhythm Sangwan claimed the bronze.
Olympian Manu Bhaker won the junior women’s air pistol gold with a similarly tight 17-13 victory over Telangana’s Esha Singh.
Rhythm was yet again in bronze position, although she did win the gold in the Youth category, with a 16-12 win over Sanskriti.
In the women’s air pistol qualification, Manu topped the field with a score of 583, Esha was fifth with a score of 576, Divya was ranked third with 578 and Sanskriti fourth with 577. Rhythm was sixth with 575.
Divya then topped the ranking round with a score of 254.2, while Sanskriti was second with 251.6.
In the juniors, Manu topped the top eights with a score of 252.4, 0.5 ahead of second placed Esha. Rhythm finished with 248.
National Rifle Association of India (NRA) secretary Rajiv Bhatia told
Source: PTI News