Commonwealth Shooting Championship: Indian pistol shooters took the tally to seven medals including 3 gold, 3 silver and a bronze
Source :NewsBharati   Date :01-Nov-2017

Brisbane, November 1: At the Commonwealth Shooting Championship held in Brisbane in Australia, Shahzar Rizvi, Omkar Singh and Jitu Rai the Indian pistol shooters won gold, silver and bronze medals in the 10-meter air pistol event on Wednesday.


Pooja Ghatkar bagged a gold medal in the 10-meter women's air rifle event. While Anjum Moudgil won the silver medal. Singapore’s Martina Lindsay Veloso won the bronze medal in the event.


Shahzar topped the 16-man qualification round with a score of 581. Omkar and Jitu scored 576 and 571 respectively. While Anjum ended with 248.7 to win silver while Veloso won bronze with a score of 224.8. Pooja Ghatkar topped in women’s event with the final score of 249.8.

Indian shooter Heena Sidhu on Tuesday won the gold medal in the women's 10m Air Pistol event. Now, India has a medals tally of three golds, three silvers, and a bronze in the tournament. The Commonwealth Shooting Championships is a biannual shooting championship for Commonwealth countries.