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Aditya tops men’s air rifle

Aditya Singh topped the men’s air rifle as he beat Sri Karthik Sabari Raj 17-9 in the third National shooting selection trials at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad, on Sunday.

Vijay Singh took the third spot, ahead of Monu Kumar, Gajanan Khandagale, Vidit Jain, Olympian Deepak Kumar and Arjun Babuta who were the others to make the semifinals.

Sabari Raj went on to take the honours in both the juniors and youth events, as he beat Samarvir Singh 16-4 and Abhinav Shaw 17-11 respectively.

Double for Sift

In the 50-metre rifle prone event, Sift Kaur Samra topped in both the women’s and junior sections with a score of 623.7.

The results:

10m air rifle: Men: 1. Aditya Singh 17 (262.2) 629.0; 2. Sri Karthik Sabari Raj 9 (261.7) 628.7; 3. Vijay Singh 260.9 (629.3).

Juniors: 1. Sri Karthik Sabari Raj 1 (261.9) 628.7; 2. Samarvir Singh 4 (261.9) 628.6; 3. Aditya Singh 261.7 (629.0).

Youth: 1. Sri Karthik Sabari Raj 17 (260.5) 628.7; 2. Abhinav Shaw 11 (259.6) 627.1; 3. Yash Vardhan 257.4 (627.7).

50m rifle prone: Women: 1. Sift Kaur Samra 623.7; 2. Kuheli Gangulee 620.7; 3. Shreya Saksena 620.0.

Juniors: 1. Sift Kaur Samra 623.7; 2. Ashi Chouksey 618.2; 3. Heena Gohei 615.2.


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