Tejaswini Sawant wins gold in women's 50m Rifle Prone event at Munich Grand Prix; Chain Singh claims silver in men's
Tejaswini Sawant shot 621.4 to pip younger teammate Anjum Moudgil, who shot 621.2 to win Silver in the event.
New Delhi: Extending her brilliant run this season, seasoned shooter Tejaswini Sawant nailed a gold in the women's 50m Rifle Prone event at the Munich Grand Prix ahead of the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol stage in the German city.
Sawant shot 621.4 to pip younger teammate Anjum Moudgil, who shot 621.2 to win Silver in the event.
Sawant had won a gold at the recently-concluded Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia.
Chain Singh also won a silver in the men's 50m Rifle Prone event, shooting a score of 627.9 to finish behind USA's Matthew Emmons, who took gold with a score of 628.9.
Among other Indian, Shreya Saxena finished ninth in the women's Prone event with a score of 619.1 while in the men's event, Gagan Narang and Sanjeev Rajput shot scores of 621.7 and 621.2 to end in 32nd and 34th positions respectively.
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