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CWG 2018: Tejaswini Sawant shoots silver in 50m rifle prone

Prime News, International and National Sports, Shooting, Gold Coast (Australia), April 12:- Indian shooters continue their sublime run in the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games, with Tejaswini Sawant picking a silver medal in the women’s 50m rifle prone event here at Belmont Shooting Centre on Thursday.

On the eighth day of the Games, the 37-year-old brought her years of experience into play as she shot 102.1, 102.4, 103.3, 102.8, 103.7 and 104.6 over six series in the finals to clinch her sixth Commonwealth medal. She ended with a cumulative score of 618.9 to finish at the second spot at Belmont Shooting Centre.

While Martina Lindsay Veloso of Singapore bagged the gold medal with a total score of 621, Scotland’s Seonaid McIntosh settled for a bronze medal after posting a score of 618.1. -(NGB, Inputs: Agencies)

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