India's Om Mitharval on Wednesday won the bronze medal in men's 50m pistol shooting at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia. This was India's 22nd medal at the CWG, including 11 gold, 4 silver and 7 bronze.
The 22-year-old shooter from Rajasthan shot a total of 201.1 to clinch the bronze. This was Mitharval's second medal at the ongoing CWG, having won another bronze in men's 10m air pistol.
The gold medal went to Australia's Daniel Repacholi, who shot a Commonwealth Games record score of 227.2. Meanwhile, the silver medal went to Bangladesh's Shakil Ahmed, who scored 220.5.
Mitharval's compatriot Jitu Rai, who was also competing at the same event, was eliminated after three rounds to finish at the eighth spot.
Rai, gold medallist in 10m, was out of reckoning quickly, having managed 105.0 in what turned out to be a disappointing finals.
After being placed sixth at the end of first round of stage 1, Mitharval jumped to the top spot with 93.7.
The Indian maintained his lead with his next two shots but Repacholi went ahead by a point after to more attempts.
Mitharwal then found himself in the silver medal position with 148.3 following scores of 9.8 and 8.6, before a 10.2 and 10.0 placed him level with the home favourite.
He maintained the second position as he raced to 186.3, ahead by three points over Ahmed.
However, he could not continue the momentum and conceded lead in the following round with a 7.2 and 7.6, going down from gold to silver and finally settling for bronze.