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Apurvi Chandela/Ravi Kumar give India the first Asiad 2018 medal; win bronze in 10m Air Rifle Mixed event


The first Asian Games 2018 medal is here for India; credit to Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar who won bronze in 10m Air Rifle Mixed event. This is the first time the Mixed event in Air Rifle is introduced in the Asian Games.

Apurvi and Ravi Kumar put their calmness together to enter the last stage of the final. But in the final round, in a bad shoot out, India went behind China to finish at 429.9.

Chinese Taipei won bronze with a Games Record of 494.1 and China won silver with 492.5 points.

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