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Jitu Rai shoots another gold in Shooting; Om Mitharval wins bronze


India’s Jitu Rai won gold in the Men’s 10m Air Pistol event after shooting 235.1. Om Prakash Mitharval won the bronze in the same event after shooting 214.3 points at the Commonwealth Games 2018. Remaining in the top-three in the competition by the end of the final eliminator, both Indians assured themselves of a medal. But Australia’s Kerry Bell came in between them to finish at the silver medal position.

Jitu Rai had previously won gold in the 50m Air Pistol at Glasgow 2014 Games. Mitharval who was debuting in the Commonwealth Games, finished first in the qualification round after shooting 584 points to equal the Commonwealth Games record.

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