Lajja Gauswami on Tuesday clinched the silver medal in women’s 50-metre rifle 3 position event, finally bringing to an end India’s lean run at the ISSF World Cup in Granada, Spain.
Gauswami shot 584 in the qualification round and 454 in the finals to bag the silver ahead of Norway’s Malin Westerheim, who shot 443.9 in the finals.
Petra Zublasing of Italy won the gold after scoring 459.1 in the medal round.
Meanwhile, London Olympics silver medallist Vijay Kumar could not qualify for the finals of men’s 25-m rapid fire pistol event after finishing 13th in the qualification round.
Pemba Tamang was placed a lowly 36th while Mahendra Singh was placed 42nd.