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Shreyasi wins double trap silver

Posted on Jul 27 2014 | IANS

Glasgow, July 27 : Indian shooters continued their fine performance with Shreyasi Singh winning the silver medal, the eighth from the shooting ranges, in the women's double trap event of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Sunday.

The Delhi girl shot 92 to the final round to win the silver, the fifth for Indians from the shooting competition at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre.

The gold went to England's Charlotte Kerwood with a total of 94 points while her compatriot Rachel Parish got the bronze with 91 points.

Another Indian in fray, Varsha Varman finished fifth with 88 points.

Indian shooters have impressed again with a total of eight medals, including three gold and five silver medals.

Abhinav Bindra, Rahi Sarnobat and Apurvi Chandila have won the gold medals. Besides Shreyasi, the other silver medal winners are Malaika Goel, Prakash Nanjappa, Ayonika Paul and Anisa Sayyed.

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