Rifle shooter Gautami Bhanot creates new national record
   Date :06-Jun-2024


Rifle shooter Gautami Bhanot  
 
 
Sports Reporter
 
 
Jabalpur’s rifle shooter Gautami Bhanot created a new national record and clinched a gold and a silver medal in the ongoing Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting Championship (KSS) in Bhopal, on Wednesday. Representing the Madhya Pradesh, Gautami scored 634.4-points in the qualification round and created a new national record of highest score in 10-metre air rifle women’s category. IN the final round, Gautami ended with a gold medal in Junior Women and a silver medal in Senior Women categories.
 
It may be mentioned that Gautami Bhanot is improving her shooting skills under the supervision of Olympic medalist Gagan Narang and getting its benefits in the competition. Along with the shooting, she has also proved her mettle in academics. She has been selected in Khelo India scheme and practicing at Gun for Glory Shooting Academy Jabalpur under the guidance of International Coach, Nishant Nathwani.