09 April 2018

CWG 2018: Jitu Rai and Mehuli Ghosh Breaks CWG Record

CWG 2018: Jitu Rai and Mehuli Ghosh Breaks CWG Record


Jitu Rai broke the games record to claim the gold medal by some distance in men's 10m air pistol, at the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games. Om Prakash Mitharval bagged bronze in the same event. Australia's Kerry Bell secured the silver medal, having managed to topple Mitharval from the second position.


India's 17-year-old shooter Mehuli Ghosh set a Commonwealth Games joint record to win silver in the women's 10m Air Rifle event. Ghosh and eventual gold medallist Singapore's Martina Lindsay Veloso both ended with record score following which the winner was decided by a shoot-off. India's 25-year-old shooter Apurvi Chandela won a bronze medal in the same event.

Source- DD News

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