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Asian Games 2018: Deepak Kumar bags silver in 10m Air Rifle 

Deepak shot a score of 247.7 to finish at the second position behind China's Haoran Yang, who bagged the gold.

NMF News Bureau | Updated: 20 Aug 2018, 11:15:15
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Palembang: Indian Shooter Deepak Kumar has won a silver medal in Men's 10m Air Rifle event in the ongoing Asian Games 2018.

Deepak shot a score of 247.7 to finish at the second position behind China's Haoran Yang, who bagged the gold.

Shaochuan Lu of Chinese Taipei took home the bronze after posting a score of 226.8.

Ravi Kumar, the other Indian, made a fourth-place finish with a score of 205.2.

Earlier, Ravi and Deepak had qualified for the finals of the 10m Air Rifle event after finishing at the fourth and fifth spots respectively, with scores of 626.7 and 626.3.

Deepak has now handed India its second medal in shooting. The country's medal tally stands at three-one gold, one silver and one bronze.

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First Published: 20 Aug 2018, 11:15:15

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