Sunday, November 27, 2022

Asian Airgun C’ships: Tilottama, Mehuli bag gold medals

Tilottoma Sen and Mehuli Ghosh picked two gold medals for India in the 15th Asian Airgun Championship in Daegu, Korea on Saturday.
Tilottama defeated Nancy 17-12 in the final to claim the top honours, while Nobata Misaki of Japan won the bronze.
Mehuli won the gold in the women’s 10m air rifle event, beating Cho Eunyoung of Korea 16-12. Le Alexandra of Kazakhstan bagged the bronze.
It was a one-two finish for India in the 10m women’s air rifle junior event with Tilottama and Nancy winning the gold and silver respectively.
Indian shooters began their campaign in the tournament on a positive note by bagging a gold, silver and bronze on Friday.
The gold came from Olympian Divyansh Singh Panwar in the men’s 10m air rifle junior event, while Kiran Ankush Jadhav shot a silver in the corresponding senior competition.
Sri Karthik Sabari Raj Ravishankar won a bronze in the junior men’s air rifle.
It may be mentioned that Tilottoma Sen daughter of Sujit Sen, who passed out from Pranab Vidyapith, West Yard Colony, Dimapur, is the granddaughter of late Sunil Kumar Sen, who was a prominent businessman and the proprietor of Popular Watch Co, Dimapur.

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