Prime Minister Congratulates World Champion Shooter Tejaswini

New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday congratulated Tejaswini Sawant on winning the gold medal in the 50 metre rifle prone event at the World Championships in Munich, Germany.

In a message, Manmohan Singh said Tejaswini's outstanding performance has brought laurels to the nation and her achievement will inspire other youngsters to do their best for the country.

Tejaswini Sunday became the first Indian woman shooter to win a gold at the World Championships with a world record equalling score in the 50m rifle prone event.

Tejaswini shot 597 (100, 100, 100, 99, 99, 99) and was tied with Polish shooter Ewa Joanna Nowakowska, equalling the 1998 record set by Marina Bobkova of Russia. She was declared winner with a better perfect score tally of 41. Olga Dovgun of Kazakhstan won the bronze with a score of 596.


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