The 22-year-old Yashaswini Singh Deswal, a former junior world champion, recorded 236.7 in the eight-women final of the season's fourth World Cup for pistol and rifle shooters
Rio de Janeiro: Yashaswini Singh Deswal secured India's ninth Olympic quota in shooting after she fired her way to the women's 10m air pistol gold in the ISSF World Cup here on Saturday (August 31).
The 22-year-old former junior world champion recorded 236.7 in the eight-women final of the season's fourth World Cup for pistol and rifle shooters.
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World no.1 Olena Kostevych of Ukraine claimed the silver with 234.8, while Serbia's Jasmina Milavonovic bagged the bronze with 215.7.
Yashaswini, a student of Economics, had also the topped the qualifications by a mile, aggregating a score of 582.
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Annu Raj Singh (572) and Shweta Singh (568) bowed out in the qualifications, while Manu Bhaker shot an impressive 580 in the MQS (Minimum Qualification Score).
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Last Updated Sep 1, 2019, 11:37 AM IST