Panaji: Former world No. 1 archer Deepika Kumari clinched two gold and a silver medal, whereas Asian Championships gold medal-winning shooter Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar bagged the top spot in 50m rifle 3-positions occasion on the National Games in Panaji on Monday.
Deepika, representing Jharkhand, started her medal rush with a gold in ladies’s particular person class and later paired with Mrinal Chauhan to safe the top podium end in the blended crew class.
She additionally helped Jharkhand win silver in the ladies’s crew occasion, the place they misplaced to Haryana in the shootout.
Table-toppers Maharashtra, third-placed Haryana and Assam shared the opposite gold medals in recurve because the archery occasions got here to an finish on Monday.
With three extra days remaining, Maharashtra are main the medals tally with 68 gold, whereas Services and Haryana are second and third with 54 and 50 gold medals respectively.
In taking pictures, Tomar pipped Niraj Kumar of Services to win gold. Services’ Chain Singh, who had topped the qualifying, gained the bronze.
In males’s 25m rapid-fire pistol, Vijayveer Sidhu, representing Punjab, clinched the gold medal whereas Haryana’s Anish Bhanwala and Adarsh Singh gained the silver and bronze respectively.
In judo, Delhi gained three out of the eight gold medals on supply whereas Manipur bagged two. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab gained the opposite three gold medals.
Punjab and Odisha shared the coastal seashore dash blended crew occasion gold whereas Madhya Pradesh bagged the ladies’s kayak quadruples.
Suman Devi of Haryana clinched gold in the coastal seashore dash ladies’s occasion forward of Telangana’s Beeda Hemalatha and Maharashtra’s Nikita Darekar.
In the lads’s class, Services’ Salman Khan pipped Olympian rower Dattu Bhokanal of Maharashtra to win gold, whereas Odisha’s Sourbh Kumar gained the bronze.
Services beat Kerala 4-2 in the primary semifinal of the soccer competitors to e-book their place in the title spherical. They will face Manipur, who beat Punjab 2-1.