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Seema traps women’s gold

Seema Tomar, despite not being at her best, clinched the women’s trap gold ahead of Olympian Shagun Chowdhary in the 60th National Shotgun championship here on Sunday.



Seema, following a qualification Asian record of 74 out of 75, was below par with a 62 in qualification following a series of 20, 22 and 20.

However, at the crunch, Seema was close to her fighting best as she shot the last five birds in the gold contest, while Shagun, who had topped qualification with 66, missed the last two after being ahead.

The results:

Women’s trap: 1. Seema Tomar 11(11) 62; 2. Shagun Chowdhary 10(11) 66; 3. Manisha Keer 8(10) 62; 4. Pragati Dubey 6 (10) 62.

Team: 1. Madhya Pradesh 187; 2. Army Marksmanship Unit 180; 3. Punjab 167.

Junior women: 1. Soumya Gupta 11(10) 61; 2. Sajneet Kaur Rehal 10(9) 59; 3. N. Nivetha 9(0) 56.

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