Shooter Ankur Mittal bags bronze

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India  won three medals today in CWG 10. Shooting  three medal  have come from  Shreyasi Singh won the women’s double trap gold, Ankur Mittal the men’s double trap gold while Om Mitharval won the men’s 50m pistol bronze.

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Ankur Mittal added to the Indian shooting contingent’s medal tally by winning a bronze in the men’s double trap event at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. The 26-year-old marksman finished third on the podium after a score of 53 in the final at the Belmont Shooting Centre.

Mohammed Asab, the other Indian shooter in the six-man final, was fourth, a climb down from the bronze medal he won at the Glasgow Games years ago.

Scotland’s David Mcmath claimed the gold medal with a Games record 74, while the silver went to Tim Kneale (70) of Isle of Man.

Shooter Shreyasi Singh won India’s first gold on Wednesday when she clinched the women’s double trap final in a shoot-off at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. Earlier, Om Mitharval was the first Indian to win a medal on Wednesday when he clinched the men’s 50m pistol bronze. A short while later, Ankut Mittal won the men’s double trap bronze.

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Another medal highlight for India was MC Mary Kom’s victory in the 48 kg semi-final bout against Sri Lanka’s Anusha Dilrukshi Koddithuwakku.

Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal thrashes South African Elsie de Villiers 21-3, 21-1 in 18 minutes to enter women’s singles Round of 16.

Indian boxers, Hussamuddin Mohammed (56kg), Amit Panghal (49kg), Naman Tanwar (91kg) and Manoj Kumar (69kg) assured themselves of Commonwealth Games medals after advancing to the semi-finals, in Gold Coast, on Tuesday.

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