Indian shooter edges world champion Zhang to take Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions gold at Asian Games 2023

"VAN" (Asian Games Sports Desk - 28.09.2023) :: Indian sharpshooter Sift Kaur Samra clinched gold medal in the Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions at Hangzhou Asian Games with record-breaking 469.6 points, while Chinese markswoman Zhang Qiongyue grabbed the silver.

Samra, who completed the qualification round with a leading result of 594 points, led all the way through the final, with a 7.3-point margin ahead of Zhang, who earned the world championship title in this event in August. Another Indian participant Ashi Chouksey pocketed the bronze with 451.9 points.

Chinese shooter Xia Siyu, who had the same score as Samra in the qualification round, finished seventh in the final.


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