Asian Games 2014: Indian men's team wins bronze in 10m air pistol

Posted By: IANS

Incheon (South Korea), Sep 21: The Indian men's team comprising Jitu Rai, Samresh Jung and Prakash Nanjappa, won the bronze in the men's 10 metre air pistol event in the 17th Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range here Sunday.

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The gold went to the South Korean team comprising Kim Cheongyong (585), Jin Jongoh (581) and Lee Daemyung (578) with a total score of 1744. The Chinese team of Pang Wei (585), Pu Qifeng (583) and Wang Zhiwei (575) got the silver with a total score of 1743.

Both India and China were tied on 1743 points but the latter clinched the silver on account of an extra x. The Chinese team had 65x while Indians had 64x. Rai, who won the 50m gold Saturday, shot 585, Jung had 580 and Nanjappa 578.

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Story first published: Sunday, September 21, 2014, 7:54 [IST]
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