Shreyasi Singh crowned Champion in National Shooting Ch’ship

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New Delhi: The Commonwealth Games champion Shreyasi Singh has won the women’s Trap crown at the ongoing 63rd National Shooting Championship for shotgun events on Monday.

Shreyasi, representing Bihar, got the better of Rajeshwari Kumari of Punjab in the top final, which also had the likes of seasoned shooters Shagun Chowdhary and Seema Tomar among others.

The 28-year-old shot 42 out of 50 birds to claim the brightest medal on offer, while Rajeshwari managed 38 hits to settle for silver. This was Shreyasi’s fourth individual career National title but her first in Women’s Trap.

Rajeshwari had earlier topped the qualification rounds with a score of 118 out of 125 while Shreyasi qualified fourth with a score of 112.

The Punjab trio totalled 319 to leave Rajasthan way behind with 311 and the silver medal. Madhya Pradesh won bronze. Haryana won silver, while Delhi won bronze.

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