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CWG: India’s Om grabs bronze in 50m pistol event

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian shooter Om Mitharwal took the bronze medal in the men’s 50 metre Pistol event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Wednesday.

Om registered a score of 201.1 in the final.

Daniel Repacholi of Australia took the gold with a new CWG record of 227.2.

Shakil Ahmed of Bangladesh took silver with 220.5.

Defending champion Jitu Rai, the other Indian in the fray, had a disappointing outing.

The reigning Asian Games champion registered a decidedly below par 105 to finish at the bottom of the eight-man final.

IANS

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