JITU WINS INDIA ‘S IST WORLD CUP GOLD
- Wednesday turned out to be most profitable day for India at the Karni Singh shooting Ranges with piostol shooter Jitu
Rai and Amanpreet Singh winning gold and silver , respectively in men’s 50m free piostel at the ISSF World Cup. It was India’s first gold in the comprttion.
Jitu’s winning score of 2301.1 was a world recored,while Amanpreet shoot 226.9 to win silver.The bronze went to vahid Golkhanda of Iran,who shot 208.0
The Indian due got the desired start in the event. Amanpreet dominated the field in qualification, shooting 561 to lead the field, while Jitu was placed second with 559. Another Indian, Gurpal Singh, shot 549 to finish 12th .
IN THE LEAGUE OF HIS OWN
Jitu Rai put the Rio Games disappoint meant behind him to clinch gold in 50m pistol at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi with a record score
World record score the Army man shot in the final round to clinch the top position in the World Cup. This is his second World Cup gold, the last being at the World Cup in Maribor, Slovenia in june 2014
- 2 Medals—gold (50m)and bronze (10m air pistol)
Jitu has won in this World Cup, excluding the gold badge he won with
Heena Sidhu in 10m Mixed Team event
6 medeals won by Jitu in major competitions in 2014. These include a gold at Incheon Asian Games, gold in Glasgow Commonwealth Games, three World Cup medals including a gold and two silver, and a World Championship silver.
99 Days in which Jitu won three World Cup medals
(at Maribor and Munich) in 2014.in the process,he because the first Indian to win two medals at a single World Cup.
Penchant for high scores
2 Record Jitu broke at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 50m piostle. He first created the Games rercord in the qualification round,scoring 562 points.In the finals,he shot