Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Heena Sidhu Wins Air Pistol Gold at Commonwealth Shooting Championships


Ace Indian shooter Heena Sindhu has bagged gold in women's 10m Air Pistol event at Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Brisbane, Australia.

Heena shot a score of 240.8 in the finals to beat Australia's Elena Galiabovitch, who has to settle for silver after posting 238.2. Kristy Gillman of Australia picked up the bronze medal with a score of 213.7. India also picked up their second medal through Deepak Kumar as he won bronze in men's 10m Air Rifle event. 

Important Takeaways from above News for RRB PO Mains Exam-
  • Heena and Jitu Rai has recently won the first gold medal of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Final in the 10m Air Pistol mixed team event.
Source- The Hindu


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