Jitu Rai won silver in 13th Asian Shooting Championship

Jitu-raiAce shooter Jitu Rai won India’s first senior medal at the 13th Asian Shooting Championship, finishing second behind Korea’s Park Daehun in the finals of the men’s 50m pistol at Kuwait City on Wednesday.

Park shot a finals world and Asian record score of 199.2 to clinch the gold medal. Jitu finished with a finals score of 189.5, in the process beating his long-time rivals Jin Jongoh of Korea and Vladimir Issachenko of Kazakhstan. Jitu qualified for the finals in 7th position with a score of 555. Read More

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