National Selection trials: Arjun Singh impresses

Arjun Singh Cheema topped with an impressive score of 564 in the men’s free pistol event in the shooting national selection trials at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad.

Arjun Singh Cheema finished with a score of 564 in the men's 50m free pistol event.   -  GETTY IMAGES

Shreya Agrawal topped the women’s and youth events in air rifle, and was beaten in a shoot off by Elavenil Valarivan in the junior final in the shooting National selection trials at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad.

In the men’s free pistol, Arjun Singh Cheema topped with an impressive score of 564. There are no finals any more in free pistol, after the event was taken off the Olympic programme.

The results:

Men:
50m free pistol: 1. Arjun Singh Cheema 564; 2. Manjit 557; 3. Gurpal Singh 556.

Women:
10m air rifle: 1. Shreya Agrawal 251.1 (623.6); 2. Lajja Gauswami 250.1 (624.2); 3. Elavenil Valarivan 228.0 (626.8).

Junior women: 1. Elavenil Valarivan 250.7(10.6) 626.8; 2. Shreya Agrawal 250.7(10.1) 623.6; 3. Zeena Khitta 229.3 (621.5).

Youth women:
1. Shreya Agrawal 249.1 (623.6); 2. Manini Kaushik 247.1 (621.7); 3. NIsha Kanwar 226.0 (621.3).