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Tejaswini bags silver in women's 50m rifle prone

Press Trust of India  |  Brisbane 

The seasoned brought her years of experience into play en route to claiming the silver medal in the women's 50m rifle prone event of the 21st here today.

Tejaswini shot 102.1, 102.4, 103.3, 102.8, 103.7, 104.6 for a cumulative score of 618.9 over six series to claim her six CWG medal.

Young Anjum Moudgil, the other Indian shooter in the fray, finished a lowly 16th with 602.2.

Singapore's rifle ace won the gold medal with a Games record 621.0, while Seonaid Mcintosh of bagged the bronze with 618.1 at the here.

The 37-year-old former world champion was placed second after four series even as Moudgil faced elimination. She maintained her position at the end of the fifth series and ensured another medal for with a final-series score of 104.6, her best effort of the day.

A gold medallist at the 2006 in 10m air rifle singles and pairs with Avneet Kaur Sidhu events, Tejaswini is also the first Indian to clinch a gold in in 2010.

When hosted the eight years ago, the Kohlapur-born shooter won silver in 50 rifle prone singles and bronze in 50 m rifle prone pairs along with

In the same Games, she also bagged silver in 50 m rifle 3 positions event along with Lajjakumari Goswami.

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 10:50 IST
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