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Commonwealth Shooting Championships: Prakash Nanjappa wins gold, Jitu Rai settles for silver

Prakash Nanjappa won the coveted gold medal, while Amanpreet and Jitu settled for silver and bronze medals, respectively in the 50m pistol event.

Reported by: PTI, New Delhi [ Published on: November 03, 2017 12:44 IST ]
Image Source : GETTY IMAGES A file image of Indian shooter Prakash Nanjappa.

Indian shooters Prakash Nanjappa, Amanpreet Singh and Jitu Rai made a clean sweep in the 50m pistol event at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Australia on Friday. 

Prakash won the coveted gold medal with a score of 222.4, while Amanpreet and Jitu settled for silver and bronze medals, respectively. 

On Thursday, Olympic bronze-medallist Gagan Narang had won a silver, while Swapnil Suresh Kusale bagged the bronze in the men's 50m rifle prone event. 

In women's 25m pistol final, Anuraj Singh won the bronze. 

Earlier, Indian pistol shooters had also pulled off a clean sweep in the 10m air pistol event with Shahzar Rizvi, Omkar Singh and Jitu Rai winning gold, silver and bronze medals, respectively.

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