New Delhi: Anjum Moudgil, world number eight in the women’s 10m air rifle event, landed her second gold of the ongoing XII Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Memorial Masters Shooting Competition, winning the 10m air rifle mixed team event alongside Arjun Babuta.
The Punjab duo overcame Mehuli Ghosh and Abhinav Shaw of West Bengal 16-12 in the gold medal match on day two of competitions at New Delhi’s Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range.
#TOPSAthlete @anjum_moudgil won the gold🥇medal in women’s 10m air rifle at the Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Competition in Delhi by #shooting a score of 253.9 in the final which is higher than the world record of 252.9.
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— SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) July 30, 2019
Anjum had earlier won the Women’s 10m Air Rifle gold on day one. Ayonika Paul and Akhil Sheoran won the bronze in the event beating Uttar Pradesh’s Ayushi Gupta and Saurabh 16-10 in the bronze medal match.
The day saw five other medal events with seasoned army marksman and Olympian Gurpreet Singh winning the Men’s 25m Center Fire Pistol gold with a score of 585.
Pushpanjali Rana of the CRPF won the Women’s 25m Sports Pistol while Arunima Gaur of U.P won the junior women’s event.