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CWG 2018: Jitu Rai wins Gold; bronze for Mitharval in 10m air pistol shooting

CWG 2018: Jitu Rai wins Gold; bronze for Mitharval in 10m air pistol shooting

India’s gold rush in Commonwealth Games continues as Former World no.1 Jitu Rai bags gold medal while Mitharval wins the bronze medal in the 10m men’s air pistol shooting event in Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, Australia.

Rai, who won a gold medal in 50m men’s pistol event in Glasgow Commonwealth Games shot a total of 235.1 in finals to set a new Games Record while his team-mate Om Mitharval shot a total of 214.3 to clinch the bronze medal. Australia’s Kerry Bell won silver (233.5).

Om Mitharval smashed the qualification record to top the qualifications while Jitu finished on 5th place to qualify for the finals.

With these two medals, Indian medal tally moves up to 15 with 8 Gold, 3 Silver, 4 Bronze.

Earlier, weightlifter Pradeep Singh won a silver medal for the country in men’s 105kg category by lifting a total of 352kg.

Meanwhile, Indian men’s table tennis team has also advanced t the “gold medal match” after defeating defending champions Singapore today by 3-2. They will take on England or Nigeria in the finals today.

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  1. April 9, 2018
    Congrats. The performance reports about India in CWG 2018 – Australia in April 2018 have highly encouraging message. So far India has bagged 13 Medals. Women have also done extremely well. These trends seem to be proving this Vedic astrology writer right for article – “Astrologically speaking , some highlights for India in coming year 2018” – published at theindiapost.com , simultaneously at wionews.com last year on 19 October , 2017. The text of the prediction related to the point in the said article reads as :-
    “(3) The year 2018 looks to be bringing to focus themes of ……………judicial pronouncements having far reaching significance or value covering issues related to women…. Economy may pass through tense times on more than one front except art , entertainment , cinema , creative or innovative talents which may do well to contribute whatsoever to the economy”.
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