Kerala wins first ever National Games medal in shooting

Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015,22:54 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Kochi girl Elizabeth Susan Koshy today shot 618.5 to win gold in the 50M Rifle Prone category, making the first ever Gold for Kerala in the shooting ranges of the National Games.
Meenakumari from Hariyana(617.8) bagged silver and Kuheli Ganguli from West Bengal(614) got bronze in the event.
It was the first ever gold for Kerala in the shooting ranges.
After winning the medal, she said,’I am very happy to win the first medal for my home state. I will be preparing hard for the next Olympics.’
She said she was confident of coming up with a good performance in the international level.