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Asian Games 2018: Shooters Apurvi Chandela, Ravi Kumar win bronze

Apurvi and Ravi finished the 429.9 score behind China and Chinese Taipei. The duo finished third in the rifle mixed team shooting event.

NMF News Bureau | Updated: 19 Aug 2018, 18:06:34
Shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar Shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar

New Delhi: Shooters Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar clinched bronze in 10m Air Rifle Mixed match to open India's medal account at the ongoing 18th Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia.

Apurvi and Ravi finished the 429.9 score behind China and Chinese Taipei. The duo finished third in the rifle mixed team shooting event.

They aggregated 429.9 after 42 shots in the 48-shot final and were in the second spot for major part but China surpassed them to win the silver.

Ruozhu Zhao and Haoran Yang of China scored 492.5. Chinese Taipei's Yingshin Lin and Shaochuan Lu won the gold, scoring 494.1. Korea and Mongolia finished fourth and fifth respectively.


First Published: 19 Aug 2018, 18:06:34

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