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Heena Sindhu wins gold medal in Commonwealth Shooting championship

31 Octobre 2017

Indian shooter Heena Sidhu continued to hit the bullseye this season as she won gold in the women's 10m Air Pistol event at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships, Brisbane on Tuesday.

Heena's good show at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships came after she had won a gold medal at the ISSF World Cup final in New Delhi.

India had more to celebrate as Deepak Kumar won a bronze in the Men's 10m Air Rifle event.

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Sidhu was strong through the day, topping qualification with a high score of 386, her best in worldwide competition since the 387 she shot at the Asian Championship in Delhi two years ago. Bronze went to Kristy Gillman (213.7) of Australia. India's Harveen Srao finished fourth. Finishing the streak with 483.4 points, the pair beat France with 481.1.

The duo was also able to claim the top spots at the ISSF World Cup in Delhi in February and ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol series in Gabala, Azerbaijan.

Heena also won a bronze medal at the 10 air pistol competition at Grand Prix of Liberation Plaza Shooting Championships, that had been conducted in the Czech Republic.

Heena Sindhu wins gold medal in Commonwealth Shooting championship