Shooter Ravi Kumar takes bronze in 10m air rifle


Gold Coast, April 8: Bringing further laurels to India on what has turned out to be a super Sunday, shooter Ravi Kumar won bronze in the final of the men’s 10m air rifle to extend the country’s medal tally to 10 at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
Having entered the final after finishing second in qualifying, Ravi shot very well in the final even as compatriot Deepak Kumar bowed out, and it all came down to an intense tussle with Australia’s Dane Samson and Abdullah Hel Baki of Bangladesh. The shooter from Meerut finished with shots of 10.4, 10.1, 9.3 and 10.2 to finish third with a total of 224.1.
Samson claimed gold with a CWG record score of 245 and Baki took silver with 244.7. (Agencies)