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Sonia Rai won the Gold Medal in Women's 25-Metre Sports Pistol

Sep 2, 2013 16:22 IST

Sonia Rai won the gold in women’s 25-metre sports pistol on the opening day of the 10th Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Masters shooting championship at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad on 31 August 2013. Sonia Rai is 32 years old.

Sonia was the first Indian piston shooter to win a World Cup medal which she won in Resende, Brazil in 2006. She repeated her performance to clinch the gold medal in the All India Kumar Surendra Singh Championship in July 2013.

Anisa Sayyed won the bronze as she beat national champion Sushma Singh. She had topped the qualifiers with 579.

In men’s air rifle, Ravi Kumar of Air Force won the gold medal after he beat Aribam Dicky Sharma of Army 208.2 to 205.9. He had topped the qualifiers with a score of 620.4. In men’s 50-metre free pistol, Jitu Rai of Navy stayed won the gold medal while Dharmendra Singh and Amit Kumar Pilaniya won the silver and bronze respectively.

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