Shooter Apurvi Chandela Wins Gold Medal At Swedish Cup

January 7, 2016

India’s Apurvi Chandela shot her way to a second successive gold medal and emerged as the ‘Shooter of the Tournament’ in the Swedish Cup Grand Prix.

The 23-year-old Chandela shot 208.9 in the final to clinch the top prize in women’s 10-metre Air Rifle tri-series event in Savsjo, Sweden.

She won her first gold medal of the tournament on Tuesday with a world record score of 211.2, to surpass the feat of Chinese Olympic gold medallist Yi Siling (211).

Chandela had already secured a quota for the Rio Olympics.


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