India shows fastest progress in the world in shooting.
Her perseverance seems to have paid off, for Bhakti won the gold in the 50-metre rifle category three positions in the ongoing 62nd National Shooting Championship held at Vattiyoorkavu Shooting.
Meanwhile, Russia's Lioubov Galkina won the gold medal in the women's 50 metre rifle three-positions target event yesterday after setting an Olympic record for the final round.
At the 2009 ISSF World Cup in Munich, she won a bronze medal in 50-metre rifle three positions. She became the World Champion and the first Indian woman shooter to win a gold medal by making a world-record equalling score at the World Championships in the 50 m Rifle Prone event.
The Men's 50 metre rifle three positions event was a shooting sports event held as part of the Shooting at the 1964 Summer Olympics programme. It was the fourth appearance of the event. The competition was held on 20 October 1964 at the shooting ranges in Tokyo. 53 shooters from 33 nations competed.
Read more about Shooter Rajput bags silver in men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions on Business Standard. India's Sanjeev Rajput clinched a silver medal in the men's 50 metre Rifle 3 Positions shooting event of the 18th Asian Games here on Tuesday.
Rajmond Debevec (born 29 March 1963) is a Slovenian shooter.He has won three Olympic and five World Championship medals in shooting. He also holds the world record for the 50 metre rifle three positions event. Career. Debevec started shooting in 1971 and became a member of the Yugoslavian junior national team in 1979.
Hammond came 34th in the 50 metre rifle prone again scoring 589 points as gold was won by Artur Ayvazian of Ukraine. In the 50 metres rifle three positions Hammond finished 42nd out of the 49 athletes who started in an event, won by China's Qiu Jian At the 2010 Commonwealth Games Hammond won a total of four medals, two gold, a silver and a bronze, making him the most successful Scottish.