Commonwealth Shooting Championships: India finish with 20 medals, Satyendra wins gold

India finished with 20 medals at Commonwealth shooting Championships. Out of 20 medals won by the whole Indian squad, Six are Gold, seven silver and seven bronze medals.

On Monday two Indian shooters Satyendra Singh and Sanjeev Rajput won a gold and a silver respectively in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions event on Monday. Along with Satyendra Singh and Sanjeev Rajput, Chain Singh also qualified for the eight men final of 3 Positions event on last day of the events.

Satyendra got total 1162 points with a best of 394 out of 400 in the Prone position and qualified in second place, whereas veteran Rajput with 1158 qualified in third place and Chain Singh was fourth with the same score but lesser inner 10s.

However India’s hopes of clean sweep were taken down as Chain Singh who had finished at third place in the initial stages of final was overtaken by Australian Dane Sampson.

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