CWG: Om takes bronze in men’s 50m Pistol

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Gold Coast (Australia), April 11 (IANS) Indian shooter Om Mitharwal took the bronze medal in the men’s 50 metre Pistol event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Wednesday.

Om registered a score of 201.1 in the final.

Daniel Repacholi of Australia took the gold with a new CWG record of 227.2. Shakil Ahmed of Bangladesh took silver with 220.5.

Defending champion Jitu Rai, the other Indian in the fray, had a disappointing outing.

The reigning Asian Games champion registered a decidedly below par 105 to finish at the bottom of the eight-man final.

–IANS

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