Commonwealth Shooting Championships: Prakash Nanjappa, Amanpreet Singh, Jitu Rai sweep podium in 50 m pistol event

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 03 November 2017, 11:40 AM

Indian shooters continued to fire with sublime accuracy in the Commonwealth Shooting Championships as  Prakash Nanjappa, Amanpreet Singh and Jitu Rai swept the podium places in the 50m pistol event at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships.

Prakash clinched the gold medal with a score of 222.4, while Amanpreet and Jitu settled for silver and bronze medals respectively. Yesterday, Olympic bronze-medallist Gagan Narang had won a silver, while Swapnil Suresh Kusale bagged the bronze in the men's 50m rifle prone event 
In women's 25m pistol final, Anuraj Singh won the bronze.

Earlier, Indian pistol shooters had also pulled off a clean sweep in the 10m air pistol event with Shahzar Rizvi, Omkar Singh and Jitu Rai winning gold, silver and bronze medals respectively. 

(With Inputs from PTI)

First Published: Friday, November 03, 2017 11:33 AM
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