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Jitu Rai first Indian shooter wins two medals in ISSF World Cup

Jitu Rai became first Indian shooter wins two medals in ISSF World Cup
An Indian Gorkha Shooter, Jitu Rai, after two silver medals, bags first ever Gold medal in shooting world cup for India. Someday's ago we had brought you news about Jitu Rai winning India's lone medal at the ISSF World Cup in Munich.

He has now won a historic gold medal in the men's air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Maribor, Slovenia. According to information received here, Jitu, who had won a silver medal in the free pistol competition here, shot 200.8 in the final round to clinch the yellow metal in the air pistol event.
Jitu, thus, became the first Indian shooter to have won two medals in a World Cup. The gold here was Jitu's third medal in back-to-back World Cups. He had won the air pistol silver in the last World Cup in Munich.

India’s Jitu Rai on Thursday won a historic gold medal in the men’s air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Maribor, Slovenia.
According to the information received, Jitu, who had won a silver medal in the free pistol competition, shot 200.8 in the final round to clinch the yellow metal in the air pistol event.

Jitu shot 584 out of 600 and was ranked third in the qualification round. He had a series of 98 98 97 98 97 96.
Carrera Pablo of Spain won the silver with a final score of 198.7, while Russia’s Gourianov Anto bagged the bronze with a final score of 177.2.
Another Indian in fray, P N Prakash finished fifth with a final score of 137.4. Prakash was fourth in the qualification round with a total score of 581 out of 600.
Source: indianexpress  

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