Shreyasi Singh wins Gold at 61st National Shooting Championship Competition

Singh, who had earlier won the Bronze medal in Women's Trap event, was awarded the gold medal this time at the Women's Double Trap event.

Published: 20th November 2017 11:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st November 2017 03:40 PM   |  A+A-

Indian Shotgun shooter Shreyasi Singh (File | PTI)

By ANI

NEW DELHI: Shreyasi Singh, one of India’s top Shotgun shooter, picked up her second individual medal at the 61st National Shooting Championship Competition (61st NSCC) at New Delhi’s Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range on Monday.

Singh, who had earlier won the Bronze medal in Women's Trap event, was awarded the gold medal this time at the Women's Double Trap event.

Shreyasi, representing Bihar, overwhelmed Varsha Varman of Madhya Pradesh 92-87.

Shagun Chowdhary of ONGC, who won the Women’s Trap Gold earlier, swapped places with Shreyasi to come third scoring 84 hits.

In the Junior Women’s Double Trap, Harayana’s Bhavna Chaudhary won Gold outgunning Manisha Keer of Madhya Pradesh 79-75.

Also, Divya Singh of Delhi won the Bronze with a final score of 70.

Manisha Keer picked up a double Gold on Monday winning both the senior and junior team events in Women’s Double Trap for Madhya Pradesh. 

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