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Bindra wins silver in Asian airgun meet

October 19, 2011 18:28 IST

Beijing Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra clinched the silver medal while Satyendra Singh won a bronze in the fourth Asian Airgun Shooting Championship at Sulaibia, near Kuwait City, on Wednesday.

The team of Bindra, Sateyndra and Gagan Narang together then worked their magic to win the silver medal in the team event.

Abhinav scored 594 in qualifying and 103.6 in the final while Satyendra tallied 593 and 103.7, at the Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Olympic Shooting complex.

Bindra was third, but in the finals he defeated a Chinese shooter, who was placed second with 596.

Multiple gold medallist in the Delhi Commonwealth Games last year, Narang was ranked seventh with 592 and 102.5.