Elavenil Valarivan Wins 10m Silver Air Rifle at World University Games

NEW DELHI: Rising Indian shooter Elavenil Valarivan She got up for the occasion when she claimed a silver medal in the 10m air rifle event in 30 World university games in Napoli in Italy on Thursday.

Gun For Glory and the prodigy of the Leap Project, Elavenil, who trains under Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation, shot a total of 249 in the final round to win the silver medal.

Elanevil achieved a score of 630.8 in the qualification stage to create a new university world record, and finished before Lin Ying-Shin (629.8) and Lucie brazdova (628.1), who eventually won the gold medal.

I am really excited about this achievement and I really want to thank all my coaches who have trained me so well and without their correct guidance, this would not have been possible. I am happy and this victory will give me a lot of confidence to advance towards the Junior World Cup, Suhl, said an enchanted Elavenil in a statement.

I am really proud of Elavenil and her achievement shows how talented she is She is part of Project Leap and has over the years shown great progress with all the training and coaching that she is undergoing as part of this ambitious nurturing program. a great shooter and I believe she has all the ingredients required to become a champion shooter, Gagan Narang said.

Elavenil will soon participate in the ISSF 2019 Youth World Cup, Suhl, whose start is scheduled for July 12, and a new record and victory is a huge impetus for her to move forward in the next World Cup.