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Anuja, Vijay win gold
March 23, 2006 12:41 IST
Anuja Jung won the gold in the women's 50m rifle three position shooting event at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne on Thursday.
Anuja, wife of Indian shooting sensation Samaresh Jung, fired a total of 670.7 (574+96.7) to take the top place.
South African Esmari Van Reenen bagged the silver with 670 (576+94) and Malaysian Nur Suryani picked the bronze for 668 (576+92).
The shooters continued their domination on Thursday as Vijay Kumar won the gold in men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol shooting event.
Pemba Tamang won the silver medal for India. Malaysia's Amir Hasli Izwan claimed the bronze.