Heena Sidhu sets World Record at 25m Pistol Event, Wins Gold medal

Heena Sidhu sets World Record at 25m Pistol Event, Wins Gold medal
Written by Abhishek Lohia Indian shooter, Heena Sidhu won gold at 25-m Air Pistol event and booked 9th Gold medal for team India. Heena Sidhu wins gold for India – first on Day 6 – in the 25m Pistol. She finishes with 38 points and creates a Games Record in the process! For the gold medal, Heena Sidhu shoots – 00X00 – 38 while her nearest contender Elena Galiabovitch shot – X000X – 35 and seized the gold medal. After the ninth series, Heena Sidhu remains in gold medal position with 34 points. Shoots 3 in the last round and the lead is down to two. Galiabovitch, the other competitor. Azahari of Malaysia is eliminated and gets the bronze medal.

As it happened

In the eighth series, Heena Sidhu h its 4/5, and Galiaovitch hits 4/5. Heena continues to lead by 3 points – 31 as against Elena’s 28. Alia Sazana Azahari of Malaysia is on 24

After the seventh series, Heena Sidhu is in gold medal position. Galiabovitch misses three of her five shots. Sidhu is on 27 and the Australian on 25. Xiu Hong Teh of Singapore is eliminated in a shoot off

After six series, Annu Singh has been eliminated. She scores 15 points to stand bottom of the pyramid – finishes sixth. Heena Sidhu and Galiabovitch are locked on 23

After 10 shots and five series, Pei Chin Ng of Malaysia has been eliminated. Heena Sidhu stays second with 18 points. Annu Singh is sixth with 13 points

After 8 shots and four series, Heena Sidhu is second, and Annu Singh is flirting with elimination. Lalita of Australia is the first to be eliminated

Standings after Stage 1 sees Annu Singh in fifth, and Heena Sidhu tied second. Now we’re going to have the Elimination series

Women’s 25m Pistol Final is underway with shots of 7 from Heena Sidhu and 5 from Annu Singh after the first two series

We’re ticking down towards the Women’s 25m Pistol Final where Heena Sidhu and Annu Singh will be in action. They are strong contenders to end India’s wait for the medal today in Gold Coast. After her victory, President Ram Nath Kovind and Former Indian Batsman VVS Laxman giver her blessings and congratulations on Twitter.

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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