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