National Shooting Championship: Shreyasi Singh wins women's double trap

Shreyasi bettered the record of 97 shot by Varsha Varman in the last national championship to clinch the gold medal on Monday.

FILE PHOTO: Shreyasi beat Manvi Soni and Shagun Showdhary by 18 points on Monday to strike gold.   -  KAMESH SRINIVASAN

Shreyasi Singh won the women’s double trap with a score of 101 in the 64th National shooting championship at the New Moti Bagh Gun Club.

In the process, Shreyasi bettered the record of 97 shot by Varsha Varman in the last national championship. She beat Manvi Soni and Shagun Showdhary by 18 points. Shreyasi had earlier won the trap gold.

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Manvi, who beat Olympian Shagun 2-1 in the shoot-off for the women’s silver, also won the junior gold, five points ahead of Yeshaya Hafiz Contactor.

The results:

Double trap: Women: 1. Shreyasi Singh 101; 2. Manvi Soni 83(2); 3.
Shagun Chowdhary 83(1).

Juniors: 1. Manvi Soni 83; 2. Yeshaya Hafiz Contractor 78; 3. Rajkuwar
Pranil Ingle 76.

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