Jitu Rai wins silver medal in 13th Asian Shooting Championship
Ace Indian shooter Jitu Rai has won silver medal in 50 metre pistol event category at the 13th Asian Shooting Championship in Kuwait City.
With this he became India’s first senior player to win the Asian Shooting Championship.
In the final, he lost to South Korea’s Park Daehun who shot record score of 199.2 to clinch the gold medal. Jitu Rai scored 189.5 points to settle at second position.
In the junior events of the championships, India has bagged total four silver and two Bronze medals. In the women’s 25 metre pistol event, Gauri Sheoran, Heena Sidhu and Annu Raj Singh were not able to qualify for the finals.
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