Railways win Mixed Air Rifle crown at Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting -

Railways win Mixed Air Rifle crown at Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting

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Khel Today Bureau 

New Delhi: Meghana Sajjanar and Shahu Mane representing the Railways beat the Rajasthan duo of Nisha Kanwar and Divyansh Singh Panwar 16-6 in a gold medal encounter to seal the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team title, as the 20th Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial (KSSM) Shooting competition completed a week in New Delhi’s Dr. Karni Singh Shooting range (DKSSR) on Thursday.

Meghana and Shahu scored 629.4 in qualification, finishing second behind the Rajasthan pair who topped the 23-team field with a combined 630.0. They however came back to dominate and win the finals. Delhi and Karnataka won bronze in the event.

Vijayveer Sidhu also won the Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event with a final round score of 33. Delhi’s Arpit Goel was second with 27 while Adarsh Singh claimed bronze with 19. Arpit had topped qualification with a 581.

Also on the day, Ajay Malik and Kirti Rai of Uttar Pradesh won the Youth Air Rifle Mixed Team competition at the 20th KSSM while Haryana, represented by Nancy Rai and Samarvir Singh won in the Junior category of the event.

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