CWG-2018: Sidhu wins gold in women's 25m pistol; sets record
(Sourced from PTI)
Indian shooter Heena Sidhu set Commonwealth Games record to win gold in women's 25m pistol event at Gold Coast on Tuesday. The 28-year-old shot a final score of 38, two of them perfect fives, to claim the top honor ahead of Australian Elena Galiabovitch. This was her second medal at 21st CWG after winning silver in women's 10m air pistol. Here are more details.
Heena Sidhu thanked everyone for their wishes on micro blogging site Twitter. "Thankyou everyone for all the wishes!! Im very happy that we got two medals today. There was a lot of support from the Indians sitting in the crowd today. But this is not the end of the road. I can and will get better. For now enjoy the medal!!," she tweeted.
Defending silver-medalist Gagan Narang signed-off a disappointing seventh, while debutant Chain Singh finished fourth in the 50m rifle prone event at the Belmont Shooting Centre. Narang, who qualified third for the final with a score of 619.4, went out after the first stage of elimination.