Indian shooter Rahi Jeevan Sarnobat on Wednesday won a Gold medal in Women's 25m Pistol category in the ongoing Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia. Sarnobat also set a new Games record after prevailing in a double shoot-off in the 25m pistol event.
The 27-year-old from Kolhapur defeated Thailand's Naphaswan Yangpaiboon in the shoot-off to clinch the top spot.
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Sarnobat also became the first Indian woman shooter to win an Asian Games gold medal.
The final went into shoot-off after Rahi and Naphaswan Yangpaiboon of Thailand were tied on 34 points.
Both Rahi and Yangpaiboon shot four out of five shots in the first shoot-off, and then in the second shoot-off the Indian prevailed over her opponent by missing one less.
However, it turned out to be a disappointing outing for the fancied Manu Bhaker, as the 16-year-old finished sixth after entering the final with a qualification games record score of 593.