Gauri Sheoran Wins Gold in Shooting

Indian Gauri Sheoran won the sports pistol junior women’s gold medal in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover.

She beat Sophia Kovacic of Germany 27-20, after having topped qualification with 568.

Mahaveer Singh won the standard pistol silver, and was followed by Bhavesh Shekhawat with the bronze.

Deepak Sharma won the men’s 50-metre free pistol bronze, while Samaresh Jung placed seventh.

While Samaresh missed the bronze in men’s air pistol owing to a string of 8s, Mahaveer led the Indian shooters to the top seven places in the 25-metre centre fire pistol.