Tejaswini Sawant takes the twelfth Olympic quota of India in shot

DOHA: The seasoned Texas Sawant secured the twelfth Olympic quota of India in shooting by qualifying for the final of the event of 3 positions of 50-meter female rifle in the XIV Asian Championship on Saturday.

Sawant, 39, won the Tokyo share by finishing fifth in the qualifications with a score of 1171.

Of the eight finalists, six have already reserved their bunk beds in Tokyo, paving the way for Sawant to win an Olympic quota.

As long as she is chosen in the final shooting squad for next year. Tokyo games , will be his first Olympic appearance.

Sawant, who also competes in the 50m rifle-prone, has won many medals, including gold in the World Championship, World Cup and Commonwealth Games.

In 2010, she became the world champion in the 50-meter rifle-prone event in Munich with a world record score. She was the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in the World Cup.