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Commonwealth Games 2018: Jitu Rai wins gold, Om Mitharval bags bronze in shooting

   GOLD COAST , APRIL9TH 

Indian shooting ace Jitu Rai claimed the gold medal in the men’s 10m air pistol event by creating a new games record while compatriot Om Prakash Mitharval bagged a bronze at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Monday.

Rai, who was the silver medallist at the World Championship, shot 235.1 to comfortably finish top of the podium

Mitharval, who had established a new qualification record with 584, eventually finished with the bronze medal after aggregating 214.3 in the eight-man finals at the Belmont Shooting Centre.

Australia’s Kerry Bell managed to secure the silver medal with 233.5.

In the finals, Jitu led with 100.4 at the end of stage 1, while Mitharval was third with 98.1.

Apr 09, 2018
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