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Old 04-10-2018, 09:34 AM
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Shooter Heena Sidhu Wins Gold in Women’s 25 Metre Pistol Final at Commonwealth Games 2018

CWG 2018: Shooter Heena Sidhu Wins Gold in Women's 25 Metre Pistol


Heena Sidhu

Gold Coast, April 10: Indian shooter Heena Sidhu bagged the gold medal in women’s 25-metre Pistol event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) today. While Heena topped the standings, Annu Singh was eliminated. She finished a disappointing 6th. With Sheena’s gold, India now have 20 medals in its bag.


Heena Sidhu reached final bagging third position with 579. She started slowly before climbing up the standings with an awesome show in the Rapid round. She was decidedly below par in the Precision round and was lagging at the seventh spot with 286.
Heena struggled with her opening couple of shots in the Precision round with disappointing efforts of 95 and 93 before recovering somewhat with a 98 in her third and last attempt.
She started the Rapid round poorly as well as she could only manage a 95in her opening attempt. But she saved her best for her last two shots, firing consecutive scores of 99 to zoom to the third spot.
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