Shooting: Sidhu shines in national selection trials

Vijayveer Sidhu topped the 25-metre standard pistol open event for men and women, with a score of 576, on Tuesday.

Vijayveer Sidhu topped the 25-metre standard pistol open event on Tuesday. (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE)   -  Getty Images

Vijayveer Sidhu topped the 25-metre standard pistol open event for men and women, with a score of 576, in the shooting National selection trials at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad, on Tuesday.

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Rhythm Sangwan shot the second best score of 568, but Harsh Gupta pipper her to the second place with a better score of inner-10s 16 to 10.

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It was a commendable fare from the 17-year-old Rhythm as she finished ahead of very good shooters like Udhayveer Sidhu, Amanpreet Singh and Anish Bhanwala among others.

The results:

25m standard pistol: Open: 1. Vijayveer Sidhu 576; 2. Harsh Gupta 568; 3. Rhythm Sangwan 568.

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