Apurvi Chandela wins Gold in InterShoot at Netherlands

Rajasthani girl Apurvi Chandela won the gold medal in Women's 10m Air Rifle on day two of InterShoot in Netherlands. The Jaipur girl shot a score of 396 (99,99,99,99) and followed it up with an excellent final of 104 to claim the title. Apurvi had finished 6th on day one with a score of 490.4 (389+101.4). Another promising shooter Rakesh Manpat also shot well to finish 5th in the men's event. Manpat shot 593 (98,99,100,99,99,98) in the qualification and 99.7 in the finals on day one and finished 7th on day two after shooting a
score of 690.2 (586+104.2).
In the junior women's event, Dilreen Gill finished 8th with a score of 486.5 (386+100.5) while she was 9th with a score of 388 (98,96,98,96) on day one. The InterShoot is a triple match competition spread over three days.