Haryana’s Shiva Narwal wins three gold medals at Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting competition

Haryana’s Shiva Narwal won a golden treble, clinching both the senior and youth men’s 10m air pistol titles as well as the team title at the 20th Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial (KSSM) Shooting competition in Bhopal on Friday.

Shiva overcame the Army’s Dharmendra Singh Gaharwar 17-5 in the men’s final and then blew away Sahil of Uttar Pradesh 16-0 in the youth final to win two individual gold medals. He also claimed the team title in the event along with Naveen and Anmol Jain, as the Haryana trio beat Punjab for gold.

Sarabjot Singh of Punjab beat state-mate Vijayveer Sidhu 17-13 in the final, to win the junior men’s 10m air pistol crown.

Meanwhile, at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting range (DKSSR) in the national capital where the rifle competitions are being held, Rajasthan’s Manini Kaushik landed the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions (3P) title with a 17-13 result over West Bengal’s Ayushi Podder.

It was an all-Gujarat affair in the junior women’s 3P as Heena Gohei beat Khushi Chudasama 16-10 in the final.

Maharashtra won the team title in the senior women’s 3P with veteran Anjali Mandar Bhagwat in the winning team along with Bhakti Kamkar and Vedangi Tulzapurkar.




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