Tejaswini Bags India’s 12th Olympic Quota In Shooting

Doha: The seasoned Tejaswini Sawant secured India’s 12th Olympic quota in taking pictures by qualifying for the ultimate of the ladies’s 50m rifle three positions occasion on the 14th Asian Championships right here on Saturday.

The 39-year-old Sawant earned the Tokyo quota by ending fifth within the {qualifications} with a rating of 1171.

Out of the eight finalists, six have already booked their Tokyo berths, paving the way in which for Sawant to earn an Olympic quota.

Supplied she is picked within the remaining taking pictures squad for subsequent 12 months’s Tokyo Video games, it is going to be right here maiden Olympic look.

Sawant, who additionally competes within the 50m rifle susceptible, has gained many medals, together with gold on the World Championship, World Cup and the Commonwealth Video games.

In 2010, she turned the world champion within the 50m rifle susceptible occasion in Munich with a world-record equalling rating. She was the primary Indian girl shooter to win a gold medal on the Worlds.

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