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Mahaveer Singh and Tejaswini Sawant Bagged Gold in National Shooting Championship


Sports Current Affairs December 2012. Mahaveer Singh of Rajasthan and Tejaswini Sawant of Maharashtra won gold medals on 28 December 2012 in National Shooting Championship

Dec 29, 2012 13:24 IST
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Mahaveer Singh of Rajasthan and Tejaswini Sawant of Maharashtra won gold medals on 28 December 2012 in National Shooting Championship.

In the category called standard-pistol, Mahaveer Singh shot 569 to get hold of the prestigious prize ahead of Pemba Tamang (567) who belongs to Army as well as Samaresh Jung (563) belonging to CISF at Karni Singh Shooting Ranges.
 
ONGC’s Amanpreet Singh shot 580 + 99.5 to secure gold in the men’s air pistol. The silver was grabbed by Army’s Jitu Rai scoring 579 + 100. Karnataka’s P N Prakash was the one to win bronze with 580 + 98.4 score.

In 3-position women’s event, Tejaswini Sawant shot 581 + 98.2 for the gold. Army’s Raj Chaudhary grabbed silver with 579 + 98.5 score while the bronze was grabbed by Lajja Gujarat's Gauswami who scored 578 + 96.6.
 
In the category of air pistol junior, Army’s Sarjeet Singh claimed gold medal by scoring 573.

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