Tejaswini Sawant has received gold medals on the International Championship, International Cup and the Commonwealth Video games. © AFP
The seasoned Tejaswini Sawant secured India’s 12th Olympic quota in capturing via qualifying for the general of the ladies’s 50m rifle three positions tournament on the 14th Asian Championships right here on Saturday. The 39-year-old Sawant earned the Tokyo quota via completing 5th within the with a rating of 1171. Out of the 8 finalists, six have already booked their Tokyo berths, paving the way in which for Sawant to earn an Olympic quota. Supplied she is picked within the ultimate capturing squad for subsequent 12 months’s Tokyo Video games, it’ll be right here maiden Olympic look.
Sawant, who additionally competes within the 50m rifle susceptible, has received many medals, together with gold on the International Championship, International Cup and the Commonwealth Video games.
In 2010, she turned into the sector champion within the 50m rifle susceptible tournament in Munich with a world-record equalling rating. She used to be the primary Indian lady shooter to win a gold medal on the Worlds.