Narang wins bronze in shooting World CupApril 14th, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Ace Indian shooter Gagan Narang won the bronze medal in the 10-metre Air Rifle event at the International Sports Shooting Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Beijing Monday. Narang shot a score of 700.3 (597+103.3) to clinch the bronze. China’s Qinan Zhu won the gold medal with a score of 700.8 (597+103.8), while the silver went to Matthew Emmons of US (700.7).
The other Indians in the fray, Abhinav Bindra and P.T. Raghunath shot a disappointing 595 and 594 to finish 18th and 20th, respectively.
In the women’s Trap event, India’s Shagun Chowdhary and Seema Tomar had a bad day Monday, finishing at the 31st and 40th position, respectively, in the 53-shooter field.
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