Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela on Saturday clinched a gold medal in the Women's 10 metres Air Rifle event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup.
Chandela made the country proud at the Dr Karni Shooting Range in New Delhi, shattering the world record by shooting a total of 252.9 points.
Twitter was flooded with reactions shortly after Chandela's win with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra amongst those who congratulated the shooter following her victory. Here are some of the best tweets:
A historic accomplishment by a stellar athlete!— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 23, 2019
Congratulations to @apurvichandela for winning the Gold in the 10m Air Rifle event at the ISSF World Cup. Her success makes every Indian proud and motivates more youngsters to excel in various sports! pic.twitter.com/fVGS3Cnfyk