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Anil Kumar strikes gold as Gagan Narang misses out

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

After topping the charts in the qualification round, London bronze medalist missed out on a medal in the 10M Air Rifle category as Madhya Pradesh's annexed the gold on day two of the 18th KSS Memorial Shooting Championship here.

Anil started off on the right foot and maintained his grip to score 246.7 while Air Force's scored 245.2 to take the second spot. Manoj's teammate from the also looked in great touch as clinched the bronze with a 224.6.

In the 10M Air Rifle Youth Men category, Aishwarya Tomar of had thought he done enough to clinch the gold with a 249.9, but Sahu Mane of shot to glory with a narrow difference of .2 on the cumulative score line (251.1). Rajasthan's Yashwardan settled for bronze with a 229.9.

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 608.5.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 22:05 IST