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Commonwealth Games 2018: Sanjeev Rajput Smashes Games Record To Claim Gold In 50m Rifle 3 Positions

14 April, 2018 4:35 AM
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Sanjeev Rajput Smashes Games Record To Claim Gold In 50m Rifle 3 Positions

Sanjeev Rajput won the gold medal in the men's 50m rifle 3 positions event with a games record at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

Sanjeev Rajput won the gold medal in the men's 50m rifle 3 positions event with a games record at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Saturday, swelling the Indian shooting team's tally in the mega event. The 37-year-old Rajput shot 454.5 to bag the top prize after topping the qualification stage with 1180 points at the Belmont Shooting Centre. Chain Singh, the other Indian shooter in the fray, finished fifth with 419.1.

In the qualification, Rajput scored 391 in kneeling, 399 in prone and 390 in standing, while Chain Singh, who was placed second, shot 389 398 and 379 for a cumulative score of 1166 .

Source: sports.ndtv.com

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