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Commonwealth Games 2014: Shreyasi Singh wins silver medal in women's double trap

Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 5:44pm IST | Place: Glasgow (Scotland) | Agency: PTI

Indian shooter Shreyasi Singh on Sunday clinched the silver medal in women's double trap event at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, swelling the shooting team's overall tally to an impressive seven medals.

The 22-year-old Delhi girl shot 76 in the finals to ensure the second-best podium finish at the Barry Buddon Shooting Range.

Shreyasi, who is the daughter of late National Rifle Association of India president Digvijay Singh, was placed fifth in the qualifying round. Another Indian shooter in the fray, Varsha Varman had to be contend with a fifth-place finish, despite entering the finals at third position.

England's Charlotte Kerwood, who led in the qualification, bagged the gold medal with 80 points while countryman Rachel Parish won the bronze.




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