Asian Games 2018: Rahi Sarnobat wins Gold medal in women’s 25m pistol

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Jakarta, Aug 22: Indian shooter Rahi Sarnobat clinched a Gold medal in women’s 25m pistol event at Asian Games 2018 on Wednesday. 

The 27-year-old attained the victory with a Games record score of 34 in the finals to improve upon her bronze medal-winning feat at the 2014 edition.

Sarnobat was up against Naphaswan Yangpaiboon of Thailand in the shoot-off round for the yellow metal after both the shooters ended up at the score of 34 shots each.

At the end of the shoot-off round, it was the Indian shooter who was ahead scoring 3-2.

With this Yangpaiboon bagged silver in the event, Minjung Kim of Korea won Bronze with a score of 29 shots.

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