National selection trials: Kiran Jadhav tops men's air rifle event

Kiran Jadhav of Navy topped the men’s air rifle event with a total of 249.9, two points ahead of Tejas Prasad of Karnataka.

The national shooting selection trials is underway at Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad.   -  Reuters

Kiran Jadhav of Navy topped the men’s air rifle event with a total of 249.9, two points ahead of Tejas Prasad of Karnataka, in the shooting National selection trials at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad, on Wednesday.

Tejas managed to top the junior event with an impressive total of 251.9 while Yash Vardhan topped the youth event with an equally impressive 250.3, winning by a 0.4 point margin over Keval Prajapati.

In sports pistol, Chinki Yadav continued to find her way to the top, as she outclassed the field, beating Neeraj Kaur by seven points in the fight for the No.1 spot.

Tanu Rawal did well to clinch the junior honours with a two-point margin over Abhidnya Patil.

In the 50-metre free pistol, Vijayveer Sidhu topped the junior event with 558, but was overtaken to the top among the men by Sib Kumar Ghosh with 560.

Results:


10m air rifle:

Men: 1. Kiran Jadhav 249.9 (625.6); 2. Tejas Prasad 247.9 (626.3); 3. Pankaj Kumar 226.9 (630.1).

Junior men: 1. Tejas Prasad 251.9 (626.3); 2. Aishwarya Pratap 249.7 (624.5); 3. Paarth Makhija 228.1 (622.7).

Youth men: 1. Yahs Vardhan 250.3 (623.6); 2. Keval Prajapati 249.9 (621.8); 3. Nimesh Jadhav 228.8 (622.7).

25m sports pistol:


Women: 1. Chinki Yadav 35; 2. Neeraj Kaur 28; 3. Mahima Turhi Agrawal 25.

Junior women: 1. Tanu Rawal 29; 2. Abhidnya Patil 27; 3. Suhana Sehrawat 20.

50m free pistol:

Men: 1. Sib Kumar Ghosh 560; 2. Vijayveer Sidhu 558; 3. Deepak Malik 555.

Junior men: 1. Vijayveer Sidhu 558; 2. Sagar Singh Bedi 547; 3. Avishkaar Tomar 543.