Rajasthan`s Mahaveer Singh and Tejaswini Sawant of Maharashtra were among the shooters to have won the gold medals on the 10th day of the 56th National Shooting Championship here on Friday.
India’s first woman world champion shooter Tejaswini Sawant, who has been recommended for the prestigious Arjuna award, has said that she was happy for the acknowledgement of her achievements.
World champion Tejaswini Sawant helped Maharashtra clinched two gold on day two of the shooting competition in the 34th National Games here on Wednesday.
Tejaswini Sawant, who became the first Indian woman to win gold medal at the World Shooting Championship in Munich returned to her home town Kolhapur today amid jubilation all round.
Maharashtra Government announced a cash prize of Rs five lakh to Tejaswini Sawant for winning a gold medal in the 50 metre rifle shooting prone category at the World Shooting Championships.
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.
Tejaswini Sawant became the first Indian woman shooter to clinch gold at World Championship.
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