Gagan Narang wins silver in Commonwealth Shooting Championships

Olympic bronze-medallist Gagan Narang won a silver medal in the men’s 50m rifle prone event of the Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Gold Coast on 30 October 2017. Annu Raj Singh, who also made a comeback in the Indian team, had a good outing as she cruised her way to win the bronze medal in the women’s 50m pistol competition.

The 2010 CWG gold medallist shot a total of 28 in the finals to finish third. London Olympics bronze medallist Narang, who is appearing in his first major tournament since the 2016 Rio Olympics, shot a total of 617.6 in the qualification to end fourth. In the finals, he shot 246.3 to end just 1.4 points adrift the leader and settled for the second place.

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