Hyderabad: Joydeep Banerjee of Railways created a national record by logging 1138 points in the 50m rifle event of the 47th national shooting championship here Monday. Banerjee erased the previous record of 1134 held by Arun Wareshi and won the gold ahead of teammates V. Somdev and Wareshi.
The day also saw Sandeep Tarte of Maharshtra emerging winner in the air rifle events with 30.4 points. Chetanpreet Nilon of Chandigarh finished second with 30.2.
Army won gold at 1702, Navy silver (661.8) and BSF won bronze (661.1). (PTI)