Asian Games: India wins second Gold in shooting, top finish for Women's 25 m pistol team
The silver medal was secured by China with 1756 points. South Korea got the bronze medal with a total of 1742 points.
HANGZHOU: The Indian shooting trio of Manu Bhaker, Esha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan continued the country's dominating run at shooting as they captured a Gold medal in women's 25 m pistol team event at the ongoing Asian Games in Hangzhou on Wednesday.
India got a total of 1759 points, enough to clinch the gold.The silver medal was secured by China with 1756 points. South Korea got the bronze medal with a total of 1742 points.
Manu Bhaker lead the way for the team with a fantastic rapid series. Manu Bhaker finished at the top of the qualification standings in the women's 25m pistol event, scoring 590.
Esha Singh finished 5th with 586 while Rhythm Sangwan came 7th with 583. Their combined score was enough to edge China out by 3 points.
With this, India has bagged its seventh shooting medal and fourth gold medal overall.
Earlier, the team of Divyansh Singh Panwar, Rudrankksh Patil, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar had captured a world-record-breaking gold in men's 10 metre air rifle team. Also in the women's 10 m air rifle team, the trio of Mehuli Ghosh, Ramita Jindal and Ashi Chouksey had got a silver.