Anjum Moudgil clinches gold medal in women's 50m rifle 3 positions at National Shooting Championships

India's number one women's 50m rifle 3 positions shooter Anjum Moudgil defended her crown in the event at the 62nd National Shooting Championship Competitions on Sunday.

Press Trust of India November 18, 2018 20:40:38 IST
Anjum Moudgil clinches gold medal in women's 50m rifle 3 positions at National Shooting Championships

Thiruvananthapuram: India's number one women's 50m rifle 3 positions shooter Anjum Moudgil defended her crown in the event at the 62nd National Shooting Championship Competitions on Sunday.

Anjum Moudgil clinches gold medal in womens 50m rifle 3 positions at National Shooting Championships

File image of Anjum Modgil. Reuters

Punjab's Anjum shot 458.6 in the finals to finish ahead of seasoned Tejaswini Sawant of Maharashtra, who managed 457.7.

Sunidhi Chauhan of Madhya Pradesh won the bronze medal with a finals score of 443.0.

Moudgil, who had won five gold in the last nationals and recently won a Tokyo 2020 Olympic quota place for her country, had earlier shot 1168 in the qualification to top the field.

Tejaswini had finished second in qualification with a score of 1163.

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