Nat'l shooting: Kuheli wins 50m rifle prone with a national record

Kuheli Gangulee finished with a new national record score of 626.5 from 60 shots.

Kuheli Gangulee set a new national record in the 50m rifle prone with a score of 626.5 from 60 shots.   -  Mohammed Yousuf

Kuheli Gangulee won the women’s 50m rifle prone in the 60th national shooting championship at the Balewadi Sports Conplex here on Monday. It’s a non-Olympic event and hence a final was not held for the top eight contenders from a field of 132 competitors.

Representing the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Kuheli finished with a new national record score of 626.5 from 60 shots. Maharashtra’s Tejaswini Sawant, who held the national record, finished with a high score of 625.0. Gujarat’s Lajja Gauswami took the third position.



The results:

Women 50m rifle prone 1. Kuheli Gangulee (CISF) 626.5 (NR); 2. Tejaswini Sawant (Maharashtra) 625.0 (NR); 3. Lajja Gauswami (Gujarat) 618.3; 4. Ruchira Lawand (Rlys) 618.2; 5. Elizabeth Susan Koshy (Ker) 617.5; 6. Anjum Moudgil (Chandigarh) 617.5 ; 7. K.C.Hema (Gujarat) 616.6; 8. Amandeep Kaur (BSF) 615.5.

Team (Women: 50 m rifle prone) 1. Maharashtra (Tejaswini Sawant, Deepali Deshpande, Shweta Devadi) 1848.8; 2. Railways (Ruchira Lawand,Tejaswini Muley,Jayashree Das)1840.8; BSF (Amandeep Kaur, Rubina,Sonia Dadwal) 1840.4.