Devanshi Rana's solid start
provided her the necessary insurance against a less-than-
productive showing in the final stages to win the junior
(Under-21) women's 25m pistol gold in the Khelo India Youth
Games here Sunday.
In the end, national junior pistol coach Jaspal Rana's
daughter held off a challenge by Haryana's resurgent Anjali
Choudhary, a media release said.
Jaspal Rana himself is former gold medal winner in
Asian Games, Asian Shooting Championships and the World's
West Bengal's Mehuli Ghosh became the first double
gold medallist in shooting at the Games when she teamed up
with 10-year-old Abhinav Shaw in the 10m air rifle mixed team
Manisha Keer followed suit not too long after by
winning the mixed trap gold for Madhya Pradesh with Anwer
She had claimed gold in the women's trap yesterday.
But despite Mehuli and Manisha's double gold medals,
it was Devanshi Rana who took the largest share of the
spotlight on Sunday.