Rathore cracks gold at Asian shotgun Championship

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Rajayavardhan Singh Rathore
New Delhi , Nov 27: India's ace shooter Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Sunday (today) won the double trap gold medal at Asian Shotgun Championship in Kuala Lumpur.

The 2004 Athens Olympics silver medallist, Rathore clinched the gold in individual event after he shot 46 in the finals. His final score was 194/200.

In the team event, Rathore (148) combined with Mohammad Asab (131) and Yoginder Pal (133) to bag the bronze medal. Rathore totalled 148 out of 150 after shooting a series of 50, 48, 50 in the qualification round for a new Asian record.

Later, Rathore acknowledged his fans and well-wisher who had stand with him during the tough phase of his career.

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