Brisbane : Tejaswini Sawant of India waves after winning the silver medal during the women's 50m Rifle Prone final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia, Thursday, April 12, 2018. AP/PTI Photo(AP4_12_2018_000042B)
Brisbane : Tejaswini Sawant of India waves after winning the silver medal during the women's 50m Rifle Prone final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia, Thursday, April 12, 2018. AP/PTI Photo(AP4_12_2018_000042B)

Brisbane : The seasoned Tejaswini Sawant brought her years of experience into play en route to claiming the silver medal in the women’s 50m rifle prone event of the 21st Commonwealth Games.

Tejaswini shot 102.1, 102.4, 103.3, 102.8, 103.7, 104.6 for a cumulative score of 618.9 over six series to claim her sixth CWG medal.

Young Anjum Moudgil, the other Indian shooter in the fray, finished a lowly 16th with 602.2. Singapore’s rifle ace Martina Lindsay Veloso won the gold medal with a Games record 621.0, while Seonaid Mcintosh of Scotland bagged the bronze with 618.1 at the Belmont Shooting centre.

The 37-year-old former world champion was placed second after four series even as Moudgil faced elimination. She maintained her position at the end of the fifth series and ensured another medal for India with a final-series score of 104.6, her best effort of the day.

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