Jitu Rai wins gold at ISSF World Cup in 50m free pistol, Amanpreet Singh silver
Ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai won the gold medal in men’s 50m free pistol event of the ISSF World Cup, with a world record score of 230.1. India’s Amanpreet Singh wins silver with a score of 226.9.
A day after wining bronze in the air pistol, the Army shooter gradually moved up in the final to clinch gold
India has had a decent show so far, with Ankur Mittal winning silver medal in men’s double trap and Pooja Ghatkar won the women’s 10m air rifle bronze.
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) February 28, 2017
Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel tweeted:
— Vijay Goel (@VijayGoelBJP) March 1, 2017
Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje tweeted:
— Vasundhara Raje (@VasundharaBJP) March 1, 2017
Phogat sisters also congratulated them on their win:
गौरवपूर्ण क्षण।। 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳
— geeta phogat (@geeta_phogat) March 1, 2017
— Babita Phogat (@BabitaPhogat) March 1, 2017