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India's Priyesha Deshmukh wins Bronze at World Deaf Shooting Championships

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India's Priyesha Deshmukh won a historic bronze medal in the first World Deaf Shooting Championships in Kazan, Russia on Saturday. She claimed the third position in the 10 metres air rifle category in what was her maiden international tournament.

The 23-year-old Maharashtra competitor posted a total of 180.4 to finish third.

Svitlana Yatsenko of Ukraine bagged the gold medal with a total of 201.6, while Gordana Micovic Mucibabic of Serbia was second with a cumulative total of 200.3.