CWG 2018 Updates : Tejaswini Sawant bags silver in 50m rifle prone finals


India’s Tejaswini Sawant turned into the most recent member from the shooting unforeseen to gain the nation an award at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, as she completed second in the 50m Rifle Prone occasion on Day 8 at the Belmont Shooting Center Gold Coast. She completed with the last score of 618.9, behind gold award champ Martina Lindsay Veloso of Singapore who packed away Games Record with her score of 621.0. Anjum, who was additionally taking an interest in a similar occasion, neglected to recoup from her poor begin as she completed at sixteenth in the general standings.Tejaswini had shot 102.1, 102.4, 103.3, 102.8, 103.7, 104.6, while Veloso shot 102.9, 102.7, 103.1, 104.3, 103.2 and 104.8 of every six arrangement.

Tejaswini might not have participated in the 2018 Glasgow Games, the 2006 and 2010 editions has seen Tejaswini claim medals, including two gold in 2006.

Another shooter, Ankur Mittal made due with the bronze award in Men’s Double Trap while Ashab Mohd completed in the fourth position in the same event.Jitu Rai, who was the protecting champion at the 50m air gun occasion, neglected to include another for India after he completed in the eighth position. Om Mitharval, who had prior won a bronze in 10m air gun, won another bronze after he completed third at the occasion. Altogether, India had won 1 gold and 2 bronze in shooting on Day 7. Tejaswini’s bronze is India’s first award on Day 8.


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