National Trials : Mehuli Ghosh dominates Air Rifle (T6)

National Trials : Mehuli Ghosh dominates Air Rifle (T6)

  
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Mehuli Ghosh

Teenage shooting sensation Mehuli Ghosh of West Bengal won both the senior and junior women’s 10m air rifle (T6) at the ongoing National Selection Trials being held at the Dr. Karni Singh Range in New Delhi.

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Mehuli registered 252.0 with near perfect 10.8 on the last two shots to beat qualification topper Shreya Agrawal (631.4) of Madhya Pradesh by 0.8 point.

Earlier in the qualification, the 19-year-old Mehuli shot 627.1 to qualify for the final in both the events.

World No.1 Apurvi Chandela of Rajasthan, who had won two individual gold medals in the ISSF World Cups this season, finished third.

In the junior event, Mehuli’s victory was even more emphatic as her score of 252.2 was 3.4 more than Punjab’s silver medallist Khushi Saini.

Mansi Kathait of Madhya Pradesh took the third place.

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