Rajasthan shooter Apurvi Chandela bags 4 medals at Hague meet

PTI Jaipur | Updated on February 10, 2014

Young Rajasthan markswoman Apurvi Chandela has bagged four medals in the recently concluded 37th edition of the three-day Intershoot Championship at the Hague, Netherland held from February 6-8.

Chandela was participating in the Air Rifle Women’s Category. As many as 28 countries had participated in this prestigious shooting event.

One day (6 February) one, she bagged individual Gold in the first match (414.6+208.9) while in the second she won individual bronze (414.2+185.4) and a Team Gold medal (1232.5) along with veteran Suma Shirur and Neha Chaphekar. On the third day (8 February), Apurvi won a Silver medal(414.3+204.2).

Apurvi, who was the National Champion in 2012, said that it was a tough competition as many Olympians had participated as a preparation for Olympics in 2016.

However, she is satisfied with her performance and is now preparing for the next Asian Championship and the World Cup, according to a press release here on Monday.

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was the first Indian shooter from Rajasthan who won gold medals in two world shooting championships.

Published on February 10, 2014

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