Rahi Sarnobat strikes gold in 25m pistol event

     Written by : SMTV24x7 | Wed, Aug 22, 2018, 05:40 PM

Rahi Sarnobat strikes gold in 25m pistol event

New Delhi, Aug 22: Here is the latest news that, India's woman shooter Rahi Sarnobat won the gold medal in the 25m pistol competition at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday with a Games record score of 34 in the finals to improve upon her bronze medal winning feat at the 2014 edition.

It is said to be one of the historic performance because she has now become the first Indian female shooter to win an individual Asian Games gold medal.

Shooting prodigy Manu Bhakar finished sixth. Sarnobat scored a record score of 34 and Thailand’s Naphaswan Yangpaiboon gave a tough challenge.

Earlier wrestler Vinesh Phogat had become the first Indian woman to win the medal in Asian Games.