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Shooters Bhavesh and Aakanksha win on final day of trials

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New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Rajasthan’s Bhavesh Shekhawat and Aakanksha Bansal of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) won the men’s and women’s 25 metres rapid fire pistol (RFP) T2 competitions as the National Shooting trials concluded at Dr Karni Singh Shooting range here on Monday.

Bhavesh shot 32 in the finals to leave Delhi’s Arpit Goel behind in second on a score of 27. Haryana’s Adarsh Singh came in third with 23.

Army marksman and T1 men’s RFP winner, Gurpreet Singh, won the qualifying round yet again with a score of 580. Bhavesh qualified sixth with 576.

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In the women’s event, Aakanksha shot 548 to emerge the winner after the precision and rapid fire rounds. Uttar Pradesh’s Arunima Gaur was second with 544. Haryana’s Tejaswi was third with 542.

–IANS

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