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ISSF Shooting World Cup: Jitu Rai clinches gold, Amanpreet Singh wins silver medal in 50m pistol event

Ace Pistol Shooter Jitu Rai Continued His Good Shooting Form As He Clinched Gold In The 50-metre Event At The Ongoing ISSF Shooting World Cup Being Held In New Delhi.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 01 Mar 2017, 02:02:17 PM
Jitu Rai - File Photo

New Delhi:

Ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai continued his good shooting form as he clinched Gold in the 50-metre event at the ongoing ISSF Shooting World Cup being held in New Delhi.

It was a double bonanza for Indian fans as another Indian shooter Amanpreet Singh bagged the silver medal in the same event.Rai shot a world record score of 230.1 to bag the numero uno spot. India’s Amanpreet Singh had to settle for silver with a score of 226.9.

The army marksman Jitu Rai has been in tremendous form all through the event as he had won a bronze in the 10 metre Air Pistol event and earned a podium place with Heena Sidhu in the mixed team event.  

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First Published : 01 Mar 2017, 01:51:00 PM