CWG: Gold tally mounts for India, Shooter Shreyasi wins gold in women’s Double Trap

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CWG: Gold tally mounts for India, Shooter Shreyasi wins gold in women's Double Trap
Shreyasi Singh made her country proud by clinching gold medal in the women's Double Trap event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG). Shreyasi edged out Emma Cox of Australia in a shoot-off to win the title. Both shooters had finished the final round on 96 points each. Cox found the target only once during the shoot-off but the Indian held her nerves to score twice and claim the gold. Varsha Varman, the second Indian in the fray, missed out on…

Shreyasi Singh made her country proud by clinching gold medal in the women’s Double Trap event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG).

Shreyasi edged out Emma Cox of Australia in a shoot-off to win the title. Both shooters had finished the final round on 96 points each.

Cox found the target only once during the shoot-off but the Indian held her nerves to score twice and claim the gold.

Varsha Varman, the second Indian in the fray, missed out on the bronze by a narrow margin. She scored 86 to finish fourth, just a single point behind bronze medallist Linda Pearson of Scotland.