CWG 2018 Shooting: Tejaswini Sawant won gold, Anjum Mudgal to a silver medal

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
Shooting - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions - Finals - Belmont Shooting Centre - Brisbane, Australia - April 13, 2018. Tejaswini Sawant of India gives the thumbs-up. REUTERS/Eddie Safarik

CWG 2018 Shooting: Tejaswini Sawant won gold, Anjum Mudgal to a silver medal


On the 9th day of the 21st Commonwealth Games, once again Indian shooters started strongly. India’s Tejaswini Sawant won gold medal in the women’s 50 meter rifle three-position event. He made a record of Commonwealth Games by getting 457.9. Silver Medal of this event was also the name of India. Anjum Mudgal, with a score of 455.7Tejaswini SawantTejaswini of Kolhapur had earlier similarly tied the world record in 50 meter rifle prone in the Munich World Championship in 2010, while Mudgal of Chandigarh won silver medal in the ISSF World Cup in Mexico last month. After winning, Tejaswini said, ‘In Melbourne, I won a gold medal in air rifle personal and pairers. This is my fourth Commonwealth Gold and I am very happy. If all my events are over today, then we will celebrate victory. ‘


Sawant scored 152.4 in Nile, while his score in Prone was 310.1, while Anjum made silver medal in 151.9 in Nile and 308 in Prone. In the standings scored 407.3, 417.4, 427.4, 437.4, 447.4 and 457.9. At the same time, Anjum scored 406.1, 416.3, 426, 436.2, 446.6, 455.7.

Earlier, Anjum was the first in the qualification round, while gold medalist Tejaswini Sawant secured third position. Anjum scored a total of 196 including 98, 98 in Neil, while Prone scored 199 and scores of 100 and 99.


He scored 174 in the standings, scoring 97, 96. In another nail round, he scored 193 with 97,96. Anjum, along with this, scored a total of 589 and made the game record qualifying for the final. 97, 97 in the first Nil in Sawant Prone. In Prone 98,98 In Studding, 96, 96 and the last Nil, with a score of 95, 96, totaling 582, qualified for the finals with the third position.


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