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Shooting medal for India; Deepak Kumar wins Asian Games silver in Men’s 10m Air Rifle

Indian shooters are expected to accumulate the largest number of Asian Games medals in this year’s edition at Jakarta. And they are on their task. After yesterday’s bronze medal performance of Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar in 10m Air Rifle Mixed event, India’s Deepak Kumar upgraded the medal colour to silver by winning it in 10m Air Rifle Individual event. He shot a brilliant 10.9 in his last attempt to bag India a podium spot. Deepak shot a total of 247.7 behind China’s Haoran Yand who shot 249.1, which is a Games Record.

Ravi Kumar, on the other hand, came fourth with a total of 205.2 finishing behind third place owner LU Shaochuhan of Chinese Taipei.

About Poulomi Kundu

PoulomiKundu started her career in 2000 as a freelance journalist in Hindustan Times. Soon after she was selected an intern in Zee News, Kolkata. After her post- graduation in English, Poulomi joined the leading television production house of eastern India, Rainbow Productions. She was a journalist in Khas Khobor, a Bengali news magazine programme in Doordarshan and also headed the post production department of another programme, Khas Kolkata. In 2004, Poulomi moved to Delhi as a creative writer in an advertising agency, Brand Stewards Pvt. Ltd. In 2005, she again shifted her base for a better opportunity and that in Mumbai. There she got the job in Raa Media Pvt Ltd. as an associate director of two programmes for Doordarshan-Yuva and Paisa Vasool. In the meantime, she also wrote features in DNA as a freelancer. Poulomi directs promotional videos, develops scripts for films for Corporate and NGOs. But an ardent sports lover, Poulomi always had an urge to contribute somewhere in the field of sports. Her love for sports started from an early age when she played gully cricket and football for local teams. Academics and professional hazards sometimes took her away from her passion, but it never died in her. She always nurtured the never-ending dream. So she materialized her dream in the form of ‘SPORTSAVOUR’. It is an online sports portal that serves sports with the tagline ‘For the indigenous, unconventional, unknown’.

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