National Shooting Trials: Indian Railways' Ruchita Vinerkar wins women's 10m air pistol event

Indian Railways' Ruchita Vinerkar shot 237.6 to clinch gold ahead of Tamil Nadu's Shri Nivetha and Shikha Narwal of Haryana.

Press Trust of India September 16, 2019 21:03:03 IST
National Shooting Trials: Indian Railways' Ruchita Vinerkar wins women's 10m air pistol event
  • Ruchita Vinerkar won the women's 10m air pistol national shooting trial.

  • Ruchita got better of Tamil Nadu's Shri Nivetha 237.6 to 236.8 in the finals.

  • Shikha Narwal of Haryana finished third with 216.8.

New Delhi: Indian Railways' Ruchita Vinerkar won the women's 10m air pistol national shooting trial, getting the better of Tamil Nadu's Shri Nivetha 237.6 to 236.8 in the finals on Monday.

Shikha Narwal of Haryana finished third with 216.8.

Ruchita had earlier grabbed the eighth and final qualifying spot with a score of 570 after the 60-shot qualification round. Shri Nivetha had topped qualification with a score of 582.

Other winners of the day included Rajasthan's Aadhya Tayal who won the junior women's 10m air pistol and Haryana's Shikha who triumphed in the youth category of the same event.

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