Shagun Chowdhary crowned National Womens Trap champion at 61st National Shooting Championship

Posted on:18 Nov 2017 10:42:45
Shagun Chowdhary crowned National Womens Trap champion at 61st National Shooting Championship
18 November 2017 Current Affairs: Shagun Chowdhary bagged a national champion crown when she won the women’s trap event at the 61st National Shooting Championship, in New Delhi.

She is the first Indian woman trap shooter to win an Olympic berth.

She overcame the challenge from Punjab’s Rajeshwari Kumari to score 41-38 in the final.

N Nivetha of Tamil Nadu won the Junior Women’s title in the same event shooting 37. Rajeshwari led a team consisting Sukhreet Kaur and Inaya Vijaya Singh to claim the women’s team trap gold. Madhya Pradesh won medals both in the senior and junior women’s team events.
Shagun Chowdhary bagged a national champion crown when she won the women’s trap event at the 61st National Shooting Championship, in New Delhi.

She is the first Indian woman trap shooter to win an Olympic berth.

She overcame the challenge from Punjab’s Rajeshwari Kumari to score 41-38 in the final.

N Nivetha of Tamil Nadu won the Junior Women’s title in the same event shooting 37. Rajeshwari led a team consisting Sukhreet Kaur and Inaya Vijaya Singh to claim the women’s team trap gold. Madhya Pradesh won medals both in the senior and junior women’s team events.

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