Vijayveer Sidhu wins men's 25m rapid fire pistol event, Rhythm Sangwan bags double gold

Vijayveer Sidhu won the men's 25m rapid fire pistol title while Rhythm Sangwan cliched gold in both the women's and junior section of the same event.

Published: 20th April 2022 07:08 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th April 2022 07:08 PM   |  A+A-

Indian pistol shooter Vijayveer Sidhu

Indian pistol shooter Vijayveer Sidhu (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Punjab's Vijayveer Sidhu won the men's 25m rapid fire pistol title while Haryana's Rhythm Sangwan cliched gold in both the women's and junior section of the same event on day six of the National Selection Trial 3 and 4 here on Wednesday.

Vijayveer fought off a spirited challenge from India internationals Anish Bhanwala and Adarsh Singh to win the gold with 32 hits to his name at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.

Anish and Adarsh, both representing Haryana, came second and third respectively with 28 and 21 hits to their names.

Sangwan won both the women's and junior women's 25m rapid fire pistol events, shooting 569 to top the respective fields.

Udhayveer Sidhu of Punjab won the gold in the junior men's 25m rapid fire pistol T4 competition.



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