Former world champion Tejaswini Sawant topped women’s 50m rifle three positions (T1) both in final and qualification to assert her class at the ongoing selection trials in New Delhi.
The 40-year-old Tejaswini shot 458.7 in the finals to beat her younger rival Anjum Moudgil by 0.9 point in a battle of two Olympic quota winners. She had emerged on top in the qualification earlier with a score of 1171, four points better than Anjum.
Nischal of Haryana climbed to the 3rd spot after making it to the finals in the 8th place.
Women’s 50m Rifle Three Positions: 1. Tejaswini Sawant (Maharashtra) 458.7 (1171); 2. Anjum Moudgil (Punjab) 457.8 (1167); 3. Nischal (Haryana) 446.5 (1153).