Elizabeth Susan Koshy clinched gold in 59th National Shooting Championships

Dec 12, 2015 12:16 IST

Kerala’s Elizabeth Susan Koshy on 11 December 2015 won the Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Gold at the 59th National Shooting Championships held at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting range in New Delhi.

Haryana’s Anjum Moudgil won the silver medal and Gaayathri N of Tamil Nadu fetched the bronze in the championship.

On the other hand, Commonwealth Games gold medalist Tejaswini Sawant along with veteran Anjali Bhagwat and Priyal Keni won the team gold for Maharashtra in the event, in which the Railways won silver and Haryana won bronze.

About Elizabeth Susan Koshy

Born on 10 May 1994, Koshy made her international debut at the Junior meet in Germany in 2011.

In 2011, she won five gold medals in Thiruvananthapuram at the State championship.

She won silver in the Asian Shooting Championships and represented India in the 2013 and 2014 World Cups.

She won gold in the 2015 National Games women's 50m Rifle Prone event, the first for Kerala.

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