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India shooters win gold & silver medals in Sheikh Russel International Air Rifle Championship

World number one shooter Elavenil Valarivan won gold in Women’s 10m Air Rifle while Shahu Tushar Mane secured a silver medal in Men’s 10m Air Rifle at the Bangladesh Shooting Sport Federation (BSSF) organised Sheikh Russel International Air Rifle Championship 2020 held online on Sunday.

Elavenil was awarded the prize money of US$ 1000 while Shahu Mane picked up US$ 700 for his efforts.

Elavenil shot a modest 627.5 to bag gold. Shiori Hirata of Japan got silver with 622.6, while Indonesia’s Vidya Toyyiba took bronze with a score of 621.1.

In the men’s event, Japan’s Naoya Okada clinched gold with an impressive score of 630.9. India’s Shahu Tushar Mane had to settle for a silver with a score of 623.8 while Baki Abdullah Hel (617.3) picked up bronze for the hosts.

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