Commonwealth Games: Shooter Jitu Rai wins gold for India
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India's star shooter Jitu Rai won gold with a masterful performance in the men's 10m Air Pistol event at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Monday. Jitu created a new CWG record of 235.1 in the final to win the gold. Kerry Bell of Australia took silver with 233.5.
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Earlier, Om enjoyed a promising start to his campaign and emerged as the best shooter in the qualification stage. He equalled the Commonwealth Games (CWG) record on his way to qualifying for the final.
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Om shot 584 in the qualifying round to equal the record set by fellow Indian Samaresh Jung at the 2006 CWG in Melbourne. Rai reached the final with a score of 570.