Seema Tomar wins women’s trap at National Shooting Championship

Seema Tomar got the better off silver medallist Shagun Chowdhary 11-10 in the finals. Manisha Keer won the bronze.

By: PTI | Jaipur | Published:November 13, 2016 11:44 pm
seema-tomar_pti-m Seema Tomar is fresh from a silver winning effort at the recently concluded Asian Shotgun Championship. (Source: PTI)

Seema Tomar carried on her good form this year by winning the women’s trap event at the 60th National Shooting Championship Competition for Shotgun.

Seema, who is fresh from a silver winning effort at the recently concluded Asian Shotgun Championship, got the better off silver medallist Shagun Chowdhary 11-10 in the finals. Manisha Keer won the bronze.

Seema was representing the Army team while Shagun was part of the ONGC squad.

Seema had finished 5th at the World Cup earlier this year.

Manisha, who represented Madhya Pradesh, also helped her state to bag the team gold in the event along with Anam Basit and Pragati Dubey. The Army team won the silver while Punjab won the team bronze.

In the Junior Womens Trap category, Soumya Gupta of Delhi was crowned champion. She defeated Sajneet Kaur Rehal 11-10 in the Finals. Nivetha N. of Tamil Nadu won Bronze.