Anisa wins gold with new national record

Experienced Haryana shooter Anisa Sayyed won the women’s 25m pistol gold with a new record at the ongoing 61st National Shooting Championship here 28 December 2017. Anisa shot a new finals national record score of 33 to prevail over the Maharashtra duo of Shital Shivaji Thorat and Rahi Sarnobat, who won the silver and bronze medals, respectively.

The other highlight of the day was upcoming talent Manu Bhaker’s 10th and 11th gold medals at the Nationals. After sweeping the women’s 10m pistol events over the last weekend, Haryana’s Manu won gold in the women’s junior team and junior team civilian 25m pistol events 28 December 2017.

In the junior women’s 25m pistol event, Haryana’s Chinki Yadav won the gold with a finals national record score of 31. Statemate Gauri Sheoran won the silver, while Saee Ashok Godbole of Maharashtra bagged the bronze. Shital shot 30 in the eight-woman final to also go past the previous finals national record, while Rahi shot 28.

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