Apurvi Chandela, Chain Singh won Gold at 59th National Shooting Championship

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Who: Apurvi Chandela, Chain Singh
Where: New Delhi
What: Won Gold at 59th National Shooting Championship
When: 15 December 2015

Rajasthan’s Apurvi Chandela on 15 December 2015 won a Gold medal in the 10-metre Air Rifle event on the final day of the 59th National Shooting Championship in Delhi.

In the Final, Chandela and her compatriot Geetakshi Dixit got the better of Anjum Moudgil of Haryana who had led throughout. While Geetakshi claimed the silver, Anjum had to settle for a Bronze.

Army man Chain Singh won the Gold in the 50-metre Rifle 3 Positions event at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range. Chain pipped Olympic medalist Gagan Narang who settled for Silver. Swapnil Kusale of the Railways won Bronze.

50M Rifle 3 Positions is largely considered one of the toughest Olympic events.

Results of different events

Men: 50m rifle 3-position Gold: Chain Singh 452.8 (1166)

Silver:Gagan Narang 451.1 (1170)

Bronze: Swapnil Kusale 441.7 (1166)

Junior men: 25m sports pistol Gold:Achal Pratap Singh Grewal 580

Silver:Gurmeet Singh 571

Silver: Aadeithya Johal 568

Women: 10m air rifle Gold: Apurvi Chandela 207.8 (417.0)

Silver: Geetakshi Dixit 206.8 (414.4)

Bronze: Anjum Moudgil 185.7 (415.6)

Juniors Gold: Geetakshi Dixit 414.4

Silver: Prachi Pramod Gadkari 413.8

Bronze: Nupur Hagawane Patil 413.5

Youth Gold: Nupur Hagawane Patil 413.5

Silver: Ayushi Podder 410.4

Bronze: Manini Kaushik 410.4