Adarsh bags two gold medals, Anjum finishes third

June 18, 2018

Shooting18th KSS Memorial Shooting Championship


Haryana’s Adarsh Singh claimed two more gold medals as he emerged triumphant in the men’s 25m standard pistol senior and junior category while Mehuli Ghosh shot 632.7 to top the 10m air rifle qualification in the 18th KSS Memorial Shooting Championship here today.

Adarsh, who had earlier bagged a gold in the 25m air rapid fire pistol team and individual junior category, continued his gold rush as he raced away to a score of 576 while Indian Navy’s Rajat Kumar Yadav secured the silver with a score of 572.

Air Force’s Shivam Shukla had to settle for bronze as he fell short by just one point.

Mehuli scored 632.7 to top the women’s 10m air rifle qualification.

Meghana Sajjanar, who clinched a gold in the mixed team event yesterday, was hot on Mehuli’s heels as she finished second with a score of 628. Anjum Moudgil was right behind the Karnataka shooter with a total score of 627.2 while Gun for Glory shooter Elavenil Valaravian finished fourth with a score of 627.1. —PTI

10M Air Rifle Category (Qualification Round): Mehuli Ghosh (632.7 points), Meghana (628 points), Anjum Moudgil (627.2 points), Elavenil (627.1 points)

25M Standard Pistol (men): Adarsh Singh (576 points), Rajat Kumar Yadav (572 points), Shivam Shukla (571 points)

25M Standard Pistol (junior men): Adarsh Singh (576 points), Vijayveer Sidhu (565 points), Sambhaji Zanzan Patil (563 points)

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