Jitu Rai wins Gold medal in 50m pistol event at ISSF World Cup
Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai has won Gold medal in the 50m Pistol Men final event at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup held in Bangkok, Thialand.
He won the medal by scoring 191.3 points in the final round and beating two of the strongest members of the Chinese Olympic team, Pang Wei and Wang Zhiwei.
Chinese shooter Pang won the Silver medal with 186.5 points, while his teammate Wang Zhiwei won the Bronze medal with 165.8 points.
This win is considered as a stage of success for Jitu Rai, who is the winner of the 2014 Asian Games. He is currently ranked 5th in the world in the 50m Pistol Men’s event.
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