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Anjum Moudgil fetches bronze in Commonwealth Shooting Championships

With Anjum's bronze, India's tally from Rifle and Pistol events in the championship so far has gone up to 14.
Written by: Brett Ellis New Delhi November 04, 2017 20:36 IST
Brett Ellis

India add another piece of silverware to their tally as Anjum Moudgil wins a bronze medal in the women's 50-metre rifle prone event. It is Moudgil's second medal in the Commonwealth shooting championships. Moudgil won a bronze as well in the 10M air rifle event, her second individual medal in the championships.

Anjum shot a total of 616.7 after 60 shots which brought her the bronze whereas Scotland's Jennifer Mcintosh who shot a Commonwealth record score of 620.7 clinched the gold. Seonaid Mcintosh's 619.9 won her the silver medal. 

Gurpreet Singh was leading the qualification charts for the men's 25M rapid fire pistol at the end of the first precision stage with a score of 288. Neerak Kumar was in the second position with 286 while youngster Anish Bhanwala was in third with 285 on day five. 

Day six will see the Rapid Fire stage followed by the final.

With Anjum's bronze, India's tally from Rifle and Pistol events in the championship so far has gone up to 14.