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Asian Games: Rahi Sarnobat clinches gold in 25m Pistol event

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Jakarta [Indonesia] | August 22, 2018 4:11:29 PM IST
Indian shooter Rahi Sarnobat on Wednesday bagged a gold medal in women''s 25m Pistol Event at the ongoing 18th edition of Asian Games.

The 27-year-old was up against Naphaswan Yangpaiboon of Thailand in the shoot off round for the gold medal after both the shooters ended up at the score of 34 shots each.

At the end of the shoot-off round, it was the Indian shooter who was leading 3-2.

Consequently, while Yangpaiboon settled for silver in the event, Minjung Kim of Korea won Bronze with a score of 29 shots.

Meanwhile in Hockey, Indian men''s hockey team thrashed Hong Kong 26-0 in Pool A match.

In Tennis men''s Doubles event, Indian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan defeated Chinese Taipei''s duo of Yang Tsung-Hua and Hsieh Chengpeng 6-3, 5-7, 10-1 to cement their spot in the semi-final of the event.

India''s total medal tally at the ongoing 18th edition of the prestigious event now stands at eleven with four gold, three silver and four bronze. (ANI)

 
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