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Bengal topped the medal list of the 23rd G V Mavalankar Shooting Championship

Nov 17, 2013 12:55 IST

West Bengal, the host of the 23rd All India G V Mavalankar Shooting Championship topped the medals tally on 16 November 2013. The championship concluded at the Chandmari Range in West Bengal. This is the first time that West Bengal topped the medal table of national level of shooting championship.

West Bengal, shooters won five gold, five silver and a bronze to top the 10 day long championship. Maharashtra stood at the second position in the championship with four gold, five silver and three bronze medals. Whereas, Chandigarh was third in the list as it won three gold, one silver and one bronze medal.

In the All India G V Mavalankar Shooting Championship, in all 1400 shooters from 15 states, military and para-military forces participated in 72 events in four different categories namely, boys, girls, men and women. Of all the participants, more than 500 shooters have qualified for the national meet, which will be held in New Delhi from 11 December 2013.

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