India add 5 more medal to their telly on day 2 of commonwealth shooting championship , which is also test event for commonwealth game 2018
“Asian championship 2014” Gold Medalist and “2017 world cup final ” Finalist Pooja Ghatkar Won gold after beating 20 year old Indian Anjum Moudgil in thriller Final of 10m Air Rifle event .
Shahzar Rizvi led India’s clean sweep of medals in the 10 m Air Pistol event in the Commonwealth Shooting Championship . He beat Omkar Singh And Jitu Rai to finish on top .
The Indian Air Force shooter, who had won the 2016 Asian Air-gun Gold beating the formidable Jitu Rai, once again got the better of his two compatriots and clinch India’s second gold in the championship.
Rizvi, who had topped the qualifying with a score of 581, had the worst start compared to compatriot Omkar Singh and Rai in the first two series but raised his performance during the elimination rounds to clinch the gold with a final score of 240.7.
Omkar Singh won the silver with a final score of 236 while Rai had to be satisfied with a bronze as he could only manage a score of 214.1 in the final.
In 10 m Air Rifle Women ,Meghana SAJJANAR, Pooja GHATKAR and Anjum MOUDGIL Finish 3rd , 4th and 6th and qualify for final . In Final there was neck to neck competition between Pooja and Anjum . In last 6 shot Pooja keep her Consistence and took gold over Anjum . Pooja hit 21.5 ,20.8 ,20.8 in last 3 series(2 shots in each series) . while Anjum hit 21.0 ,20.3,20.1 . In Gold Medal Series Anjum was just .4 Behind but Pooja hit 10.6 and 10.2 while Anjum hit 10.1 and 10 .
In Skeet neither Men nor Women could won any medal . Heena Sidhu had bagged India’s first gold in the women’s 10m Air pistol event while Deepak Won Bronze in 10 m Air rifle event on day 1 .
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