Gold in Rifle Shooting

India bagged their second gold medal of the day with rifle shooter Sift Kaur Samra bagging the top spot in the 50m rifle 3P individual event at the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou on Wednesday. Sift smashed the world record with an overall score of 469.6 and a last shot of 10.2 on Day 4 of the Asian Games.

The previous mark was 467 by Seonaid McIntosh of Great Britain set in Baku in May this year. India’s Ashi Chouksey finished in third place and had to be satisfied with the bronze medal.

Earlier, Sift Kaur Samra, Ashi Chouksey and Manini Kaushik winning the silver medal in the women’s 50m 3 Positions team event with a total score of 1,764.