Indian Railways finish 2nd in international shooting

Kolkata: Indian Railways stood second in the 14th Union of International Railways Shooting Championship which was held in Krakow (Poland) from August 23-27.

The Indian Railways team overall secured 8345 points out of 9000 to finish second thus improving their last edition`s fifth-place standing in Zurich in 2006.

France won the Championship by a margin of seven points only.

The Indian Railways team consisting of 12 players bagged team gold in Air Rifle 10m, Air Pistol 10m and .22 Rifle 3-position 50m.

In .22 Pistol 25m and .22 Rifle Prone 50m, Indian Railways team finished eighth.

In the individual category, Anuja Jung in Air Rifle and Vishwajeet Shinde in Rifle 3-Position finished on top.

Ashok Karande in Air Rifle and Yogesh Sudake in Air Pistol finished third.

PTI

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