National Shooting: Anjum Moudgil wins 5th gold medal

National Shooting: Anjum Moudgil wins 5th gold medal

  
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Anjum Moudgil. Photo: indianshooting.com

Anjum Moudgil continued her impressive run at the 61st National Shooting Championship, winning the individual and team gold medals in the Women’s 50m Rifle Three Positions.

The 23-year-old Anjum, representing Punjab, shot 457.7 to claim the gold with a margin of 4.7 points over junior shooter Shreya Saksena of Jammu & Kashmir.

Raj Chaudhary of the Army won the bronze with a score of 439.5. Earlier in the qualification, Shreya shot 578 while Raj shot 577.

The two medals today took Anjum’s gold medal tally to five. She had won the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team title yesterday and the Women’s 50m Rifle Prone individual and team gold medals on the opening day.

Earlier, Anjum also topped the qualification with a score of 586, equalling the qualification national record.

In the junior women’s three position, Shreya, however got over the disappointment of losing to Anjum in the senior category by winning the gold and in the process setting a new final national record of 444.9. The silver was won by Bhakti Bhaskar Khamkar of Maharashtra with 440.7 while Shrishti Mishra of Madhya Pradesh won the bronze with 426.0.

The Results:

Women’s 50m Rifle Three Positions: 1. Anjum Moudgil (PUN) 457.7 (586); 2. Shreya Saksena (J&K) 452.9 (578); 3. Raj Chaudhary (Army) 439.5 (577).

Women’s 50m Rifle Three Positions Team: 1. Punjab (1730); 2. Maharashtra (1714); 3. Kerala (1711).

Junior Women’s 50m Rifle Three Positions: Shreya Saksena (J&K) 444.9 (NFNR); 2. Bhakti Bhaskar Khamkar (MAH) 440.7; 3. Shrishti Mishra (MP) 426.0.

Junior Women’s 50m Rifle Three Positions Team: 1. Madhya Pradesh (1677); 2. Maharashtra (1674); 3. Punjab (1662).

Civilian Women’s 50m Rifle Three Positions: 1. Dilreen Gill (PUN) (578); 2. Shreya Saksena (J&K) 578; 3. Aishwarya G Malayil (KER) 577.

Civilian Women’s 50m Rifle Three Positions Team: 1. Haryana (1703); 2. Tamilnadu (1699); 3. Maharashtra (1694).

Junior Civilian Women’s 50m Rifle Three Position Team. 1. Maharashtra (1674), 2. Punjab (1662); 3. Tamilnadu (1658).

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