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Narang wins bronze at World Cup

April 19, 2010 16:18 IST

Ace Indian shooter Gagan Narang won a bronze in 10 meter air rifle event at the World Cup in Beijing.

Narang shot 597 in the qualifying and then came up with 103.3 in the final round for a total of 700.3 to win his sixth World Cup medal.

Russian Denis Sokolov won the gold with a total score of 701.3 (597+104.3) while the silver went to Chinese Zhu Qinan who shot 701.2 (598+103.2).

Other two Indians in the fray, Sanjeev Rajput and PT Raghunath failed to qualify for the final round after finishing 24th and 25th respectively.

In women's skeet, Arti Singh shot a 63 out of 75 with rounds of 22, 20, 21 to finish 16th in a field of 25. Saniya Sheikh finished last with a total of 45.

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