ISSF World Cup: Sanjeev Rajput, Tejaswini Sawant clinch gold in 50m rifle 3 positions blended staff

ISSF World Cup: Sanjeev Rajput, Tejaswini Sawant clinch gold in 50m rifle 3 positions blended staff

The Indians beat Ukraine’s Serhiy Kulish and Anna Ilina 31-29 within the gold medal match, utilizing their years of expertise to good impact to emerge victorious. The Indian gold rely went as much as 11 with their high end.

ISSF World Cup: Sanjeev Rajput, Tejaswini Sawant clinch gold in 50m rifle 3 positions mixed team

File picture of Tejaswini Sawant. AFP

New Delhi: The seasoned Indian duo of Sanjeev Rajput and Tejaswini Sawant received the gold medal within the 50m rifle 3 positions blended staff occasion of the ISSF World Cup right here on Friday.

The Indians beat Ukraine’s Serhiy Kulish and Anna Ilina 31-29 within the gold medal match, utilizing their years of expertise to good impact to emerge victorious. The Indian gold rely went as much as 11 with their high end.

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Sunidhi Chauhan received the bronze medal after getting the higher of USA’s Timothy Sherry and Virginia Thrasher 31-15 on the Dr Karni Singh Capturing Vary.

To begin with, Rajput and Sawant have been 1-3 behind earlier than main 5-3.

However the visiting shooters then raced forward of their opponents earlier than the Indians made one other robust comeback to regain the highest place and from there on, the house staff maintained the result in finish on a successful observe

The Ukrainians tried to make a match of it however the house favourites managed to prevail in an thrilling remaining.

In Qualification 2, Rajput and Sawant completed on the high with a complete rating of 588, with each the shooters getting 294 every.

Whereas Tomar and Chauhan logged 580 to finish the ultimate qualification at fourth place and make the bronze medal spherical.

Kulish and Ilina have been positioned third with 583, forward of the American duo of Thrasher and Sherry (581).

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