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Shooter Ghosh bags silver, Apurvi gets bronze at CWG

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian shooters Mehuli Ghosh and Apurvi Chandela bagged silver and bronze respectively in the women's 10m Air Rifle event at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Monday.
Ghosh lost to eventual champions Martina Lindsay of Singapore in the shoot-off after both were tied at a CWG record score of 247.2 in the final.
In the shoot-off, Ghosh scored 9.9 while Martina shot 10.3.
Apurvi, the defending champion. got the bronze with 225.3.
Ghosh was trailing Veloso till the last shot in the final. But she ensured some late drama by scoring 10.9 with her last shot to take the issue into the shoot-off.
Earlier, Apurvi set a new CWG record of 423.2 to clinch the top spot in the qualifying stage.
She beat her own previous CWG record of 415.6 which was set at the 2014 edition in Glasgow, Scotland.
Ghosh registered 413.7 to finish fifth in the qualification stage.

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