Mehuli shoots 10m air rifle gold in SAG as India sweeps all medals

first_img Written By Last Updated: 3rd December, 2019 17:50 IST Mehuli Shoots 10m Air Rifle Gold In SAG As India Sweeps All Medals Indian shooters swept all the medals on offer in the women’s 10m air rifle event in the 13th South Asian Games on Tuesday. FOLLOW US 9 months ago Orangutan blinded after being shot 24 times with air rifle in Indonesia 9 months ago Biggest-ever Indian squad look to end on high in World Cup Finals SUBSCRIBE TO US COMMENT Indian shooters swept all the medals on offer in the women’s 10m air rifle event in the 13th South Asian Games in Kathmandu on Tuesday, with Mehuli Ghosh winning the gold with a score better than the world record.READ: India Clinch Two Gold In Badminton At South Asian GamesEfforts in vain?Mehuli’s effort will, however, not be considered as a world record, as the South Asian Games’ results are not recognised by the international body (ISSF) for the purpose of records. India also won the team gold in the 10m air rifle event.The 19-year-old Mehuli clinched the gold with a score of 253.3 in the final, which is 0.4 more than the current world record of 252.9 which is in the name of another Indian, Apurvu Chandela. Shriyanka Sadangi took the silver with a score of 250.8, while Shreya Agrawal (227.2) clinched the bronze in a 1-2-3 podium finish by the Indians at the Satdobato Shooting Range.READ: Woods Defeats Spieth To Win Inaugural Hero Shot Event”As far as I understand, SAG results will not be recognised for record purposes. Only the results of World Cups, World Championships and quota events are considered for record purposes by the ISSF. Moreover, there will have to be an ISSF referee in an event if the results are to be considered for records,” a top NRAI official told PTI. Mehuli had won a 10m air rifle silver in the 2018 ISSF World Championships. She had also won silver medals in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and Youth Olympics.READ: Judo Association CEO: ‘More Than 650 Athletes To Participate In Championship’READ: WADA Moves Crucial ExCo Meeting To Lausanne From Paris First Published: 3rd December, 2019 17:50 ISTcenter_img WE RECOMMEND 9 months ago Elavenil Valarivan wins gold in women’s 10m air rifle at ISSF World Cup 2019 LIVE TV Press Trust Of India 9 months ago Shooting: A historic 3 gold in a day for India in World Cup final WATCH US LIVE 10 months ago Deepak Kumar earns 10th Olympic quota; India bag five medalslast_img