Gold medal at National Shooting Championship has been won by Apurvi Chandela [ Current Affairs ]

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At the 59th National Shooting Championship organized in Delhi Apurvi Candelas from Rajasthan has won a Gold medal. By shooting 207.8 score in the finals she has earn the gold medal in 10-metre Air Rifle event in women’s category.

  • Geetakshi Dixit from Rajasthan has secure second spot and Anjum Moudgil from Haryana has earned third spot.

Winners of other Categories

Men’s 50-metre Rifle 3 Positions event:

  • Chain Singh from Indian Army has won the gold medal.
  • Gagan Narang from Air India has won the Silver medal.

Junior men’s 25m sports pistol:

  • Achal Pratap Singh Grewal has won Gold medal,
  • Gurmeet Singh has won Silver medal,
  • Aadeithya Johal has won Bronze medal.

Junior women’s 10m air rifle:

  • Geetakshi Dixit has won Gold medal,
  • Prachi Pramod Gadkari has won Silver medal,
  • Nupur Hagawane Patil has won Bronze medal.

Youth:

  • Nupur Hagawane Patil has won Gold medal,
  • Ayushi Podder has won Silver medal,
  • Manini Kaushik has won Bronze medal.

About Apurvi Chandela

  • Apurvi Singh Chandela was born on 4 January 1993 at Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  • She is an Indian shooter who competes in the 10 metre air rifle event.
  • She won the gold medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow with score of 206.7 points.
  • She is also qualified for 2016 Summer Olympics.

- Published on: December 16, 2015