PM congratulates Tejaswini Sawant

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has congratulated Tejaswini Sawant on becoming the first Indian woman shooter to clinch a gold medal at the World Championships in Munich, Germany.

In a message, Singh said her outstanding performance has brought laurels to the nation and her achievement will inspire other youngsters to do their best for the country.

Tejaswini shot a world-record equalling score of 597 (100,100,100,99,99,99) in the 50m Rifle Prone event to finish on top.

She equalled the 1998 record set by Marina Bobkova of Russia.


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