Maheshwari Chauhan wins bronze at Asian Shotgun Championship

Shooter Maheshwari Chauhan clinched a bronze medal in the women's skeet event of the Asian Shotgun Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan, last evening. The 21-year-old shot 40 in the finals to hand India its first women's skeet individual medal at a top international competition in Astana. Maheshwari made it to the knockouts by topping the qualification round with a score of 6875 on 11th August. 
She led a group of six shooters into the final round. Among them was teammate Rashmmi Rathore who qualified sixth with a score of 64. It was a quality top six in the final rounds having the likes of Olympic finalists and World Cup Gold medalists Meng Wei of China and Sutiya Jiewchaloemmit of Thailand among others. Meng is currently ranked four in the world while Sutiya is ranked fifth.
Maheshwari Chauhan is from Jalore district of Rajasthan and we are pround of her success