Asian Games 2023: Indian shooters win first gold medal

Asian Games 2023: The Indian men's 10m air rifle team won the gold medal with a world record score on the second day of the shooting competition at the Asian Games here on Monday. The trio of world champion Rudranshu Patil, Olympians Divyansh Panwar and Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar improved their previous world record of 1893.7 points with a total score of 1893.3 in the qualification round. The previous world record was set by the Chinese team less than a month ago during the World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan. Rudraksh scored 632.5, Tomar 631.6 and Panwar 629.6. South Korea won the silver medal with a total score of 1890.1 while the bronze medal went to China with a score of 1888.2.

DREAM start for INDIA at Asian Games today 🔥

Not only a gold medal, but all 3 shooters finish in Top 8: Aishwary, Rudraksh & Divyansh of 10m Air Rifle event
However as per AG rule: max only 2 from each country can qualify for Final
So Aishwary & Rudrakksh are through to...

— India_AllSports (@India_AllSports) September 25, 2023

1st 🏅 Medal For Team Bharat's

🇮🇳 🇮🇳Air Rifle Team of Rudrankkash, Divyansh & Aishwarya Wins Gold Medal 🥇 with score of 1893.7 .

➡️ Rudrankkash, Ishwary qualified for Individual Finals.

➡️3rd Medal in Shooting, Overall 6th Medal .#Shooting |

— Asian Games - Team India 🇮🇳 (@YTStatslive) September 25, 2023

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