Young Rajasthan shooter bags four medals at Hague meet

PTI| Updated: Feb 10, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

Jaipur: Young Rajasthan markswoman Apurvi Chandela has bagged four medals in the recently concluded 37th edition of the three-day Intershoot Championship at the Hague, Netherland held from February 6-8.

Chandela was participating in the Air Rifle Women`s Category. As many as 28 countries had participated in this prestigious shooting event.

One day (6 February) one, she bagged individual Gold in the first match (414.6+208.9) while in the second she won individual bronze (414.2+185.4) and a Team Gold medal (1232.5) along with veteran Suma Shirur and Neha Chaphekar.

On the third day (8 February), Apurvi won a?Silver medal(414.3+204.2).

Apurvi, who was the National Champion in 2012, said that it was a tough competition as many Olympians had participated as a preparation for Olympics in 2016.

However, she is satisfied with her performance and is now preparing for the next Asian Championship and the World Cup, according to a press release here today.

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was the first Indian shooter from Rajasthan who won gold medals in two world shooting championship.