Shooter Tejaswini Sawant won silver medal in Commonwealth Games, India’s medal so far
Tejaswini made a score of 618.9 in the 50 meter rifle prone category.
Gold Coast: On Thursday, 8th day of Commonwealth Games, shooter Tejaswini Sawant gave India the first medal. He got silver medal in women’s 50 meter rifle prone event. Tejaswini finished second with 618.9, while Martina Lindsey of Singapore managed to score 621.0 points and grabbed gold. The Scottish Cyanade (618.1) won the Bronze. India’s Anjum Mogadigil (602.2) was ranked 16th. India has won 25 medals (12 Gold, 5 Silver and 8 Bronze) so far in this Commonwealth Games. He is in third position in medal tally.
Gold winner Martina 2.1 behind
– Tejaswini made the silver medal in 102.1 in the first round, 102.4 in the second, 103.3 in the third, 102.8 in the fourth, fifth 103.7 and sixth in the 104.6. She is behind 2.1 Gold winning Martina
– Bronze Medal winner Zionad is behind 0.8 points behind. They scored a total of 618.1.
At the same time Martina scored a total of 621 This record is also in Martina’s Commonwealth Games.
Tejaswini won the Commonwealth Games in Delhi also.
– Tejaswini won gold in the 50 meter rifle prone event in the 2010 Munich (Germany) World Championship. The first woman to win gold at the World Championship
– Tejaswini won bronze at 50 meters rifle prone in 2010 Commonwealth Games, Bronze in 50 meters rifle prone in pairs, pairers 50 meters in rifle position in pairs.
– He has won gold medal in the 10 m air rifle and pairs 10 meter air rifle at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games.
– She is the oldest woman in a team of Gold Coast Indian shooters