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ISSF shooting World Cup: Heena Sidhu, Jitu Rai, win gold in 10m Air Pistol mixed team event

Team Of Jitu Rai And Heena Sidhu On Monday Won 10m Pistol Mixed Event And Bagged The First-ever Gold For India In ISSF Shooting World Cup.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 27 Feb 2017, 02:54:22 PM
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New Delhi:

Team of Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu on Monday won 10m pistol mixed event and bagged the first-ever gold for India in ISSF shooting World Cup.

This is first time when shooters are competing in mixed events at a World Cup event. There are also talks of including mixed event in 2020 Tokoyo Olympics.

Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu defeated Japan in the final, however, the mixed event is a test-only event which means there are no official World Cup medals and no official scores added to the shooters’ accolades.

Earlier on Friday Pooja Ghatkar picked up the bronze in the 10m air rifle event of shooting world Cup.

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First Published : 27 Feb 2017, 02:22:00 PM

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