Jitu Rai wins 50m Air Pistol gold at ISSF World Cup

Posted on:04 Mar 2016 12:39:09
Jitu Rai wins 50m Air Pistol gold at ISSF World Cup
04 March 2016 Current Affairs: India got off the blocks at the 2016 ISSF World Cup in Bangkok , courtesy a Gold from ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai in the Men’s 50m Air Pistol event.The 28-year-old fired a final tally of 191.3 to finish 4.8 ahead of second placed Wei Pang of China, who won silver. His fellow countrymen, Zhiwei Wang won the bronze with a score of 165.8.This is the Indian’s 5th World Cup medal and a second one in the 50m Pistol event. He had won the Silver in this event at the 2014 Maribor World Cup and he also has a Gold, Silver and a Bronze in the 10m Air Pistol event at World Cups.

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