Anjum Moudgil tops women's field in shooting trials

After qualifying in the third place with 629.0, behind Aayushi Gupta and Shreya Agrawal, Anjum Moudgil topped with 252.7 in the final, 0.8 point ahead of Aayushi.

Anjum Moudgil topped with 252.7 in the final.   -  S. Mahinsha

World Championship silver medallist Anjum Moudgil continued to assert her hold over the air rifle as she topped the women’s field in the National shooting selection trials at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad, on Wednesday.

After qualifying in the third place with 629.0, behind Aayushi Gupta and Shreya Agrawal, Anjum topped with 252.7 in the final, 0.8 point ahead of Aayushi.

Elavenil Valarivan was third among the women and second among the juniors in which Shreya Agrawal topped. Mehuli Ghosh was third among juniors, while Arnisha Chowdhury topped among the youth women.

For juniors and youth, there was no final.

The results:

10m air rifle:

Women: 1. Anjum Moudgil 252.7 (629.0); 2. Aayushi Gupta 251.9 (629.4); 3. Elavenil Valarivan 230.0 (628.9).

Junior women: 1. Shreya Agrawal 629.2; 2. Elavenil Valarivan 628.9; 3. Mehuli Ghosh 627.3.

Youth women: 1. Arnisha Chowdhury 615.9; 2; Manisha Choudhary 615.7; 3. Sunidhi Kumari 613.0.