• Shooter Seema Tomar Wins Gold In Women’s Trap Nationals

    Silver medalist at the Asian Shotgun Championship, Seema Tomar, continued her winning streak at the 60th National Shooting Championship Competition for Shotgun, winning gold on Sunday.

    Tomar was in a tough game with Shagun Chowdhary, who then lost to her in a score of 11-10 and got a silver while Manisha Keer settled for a bronze. Seema was a part of the Army team and Shagun was playing from the ONGC squad team.

    The former World Cup silver medallist, Seema finished fifth in the women’s trap event at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in the tiny European republic of San Marino earlier this year.

    In the team event, the gold was won by the Madhya Pradesh-born Manisha along with Anam Basit and Pragati Dubey. The Army team, which had Seema in it, won the silver medal and the Punjab bagged bronze.

    The event also had junior level Women’s Trap competition, which was won by Delhi-born Soumya Gupta. She beat Sajneet Kaur Rehal 11-10 in the finals to be crowned champion while Nivetha N. of Tamil Nadu came third and won bronze.

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