Jitu Rai And Heena Sidhu Win Medals at Asian Championships

Pistol aces Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu bagged a bronze each to continue India’s medal charge at the 10th Asian Championship 10m Rifle/Pistol in Wako City, Japan.

Jitu won an individual bronze in the men’s 10m Air Pistol, which also helped the Indian team comprising Shahzar Rizvi and Omkar Singh besides Jitu, to bag the Team gold in the event. Heena claimed an individual bronze in the women’s 10m Air Pistol. Her effort, along with teammates Shri Nivetha Paramantham and Harveen Srao, helped the Team clinch a silver.

Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Japan Capital- Tokyo, PM- Shinzo Abe, Currency- Japanese Yen.
Source- The Indian Express