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Hyderabadi Narang wins gold in Shooting WC

Hyderabadi Narang wins gold in Shooting WC

Hyderabadi Narang wins gold in Shooting WC

Gagan Narang on Wednesday became the first Indian ever to win two medals in a single International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup (WC) when he claimed gold in the men’s 50 metre rifle-3 position in Chongwon, Korea.

Narang, who earlier won the bronze in his pet 10 meter air rifle event, shot 1166 in the qualification round and 98 in the finals to aggregate maximum 1264 points.

Among other Indians in the fray, Sanjeev Rajput finished sixth with 1258.7 (1160+98.7) while Sushil Ghalay failed to make the finals, ending up 11th with qualification round scores of 1155.


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