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KSS shooting c'ships: Anil Kumar clinches gold

ANI  |  New Delhi (India) 

Madhya Pradesh's Kumar secured gold at the second day of the 18th KSS Memorial Shooting Championship at the Dr Singh Shooting Range in

Even after topping the charts in the qualification round, 2012 London bronze medallist Gagan Narang missed out on a medal in the 10m air rifle category.

started off on the right foot and maintained his grip to score 246.7 and clinched the gold medal, while Air Force's scored 245.2 to take the second spot. Manoj's teammate from the clinched the bronze medal with a score of 224.6.

In the 10m air rifle youth men category, Aishwarya Tomar of had thought he did enough to clinch the gold medal as he scored 249.9, but Sahu Mane of had other plans as he shot to glory with a narrow difference of .2 on the cumulative score line (251.1). Rajasthan's Yashwardan settled for bronze as he scored 229.9.

However, the lad from didn't lose focus when it came to the 10m air rifle junior men category and sealed the gold medal. Sahu Mane struck silver while another lad Lagad Gorak settled for the bronze medal.

Gun for Glory para-shooter and last year's defending champion of the 10m Air Rifle (IPC) Standing Championship (Para), of Maharashtra, left his opponents behind as he defended his title with a score of 608.5.

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First Published: Fri, June 15 2018. 06:00 IST
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