Kolhapur wins state shooting competition

Nashik: Western Maharashtra`s Kolhapur has emerged champion in the state-level shooting competitions held at the divisional sports complex here.

Kolhapur shooters won six gold, six silver and four bronze medals, while Mumbai stood second in the competition by winning five gold, five silver and eight bronze, competition officials said on Monday.

Pune secured third position with a tally of eight medals, consisting of three gold, two silver and three bronze while host Nashik finished fourth with two gold, five silver and one bronze.

The event, which began on November 21, concluded on Sunday.

Nashik`s Pratik Borse scored 311 points and emerged as the best shooter in the air rifle peep sight event, while Kolhapur`s Anushka Patil scored 301 points and was the best among girls.

In fire pistol shooting event, Nagpur`s Prashant Shinde was adjudged the best shooter.