Asian Championship: Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu win bronze

Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 12:19 IST | PTI

Pistol aces Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu bagged a bronze each to continue India's medal charge at the 10th Asian Championship 10m Rifle/ Pistol in Wako City, Japan yesterday

Pistol aces Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu bagged a bronze each to continue India's medal charge at the 10th Asian Championship 10m Rifle/ Pistol in Wako City, Japan yesterday. Jitu won an individual bronze in the men's 10m Air Pistol, which also helped the Indian team comprising Shahzar Rizvi and Omkar Singh besides Jitu, to bag the Team gold.

Heena Sidhu
Heena Sidhu

Heena claimed an individual bronze in the women's 10m Air Pistol. Her effort, along with teammates Shri Nivetha Paramantham and Harveen Srao, helped the team clinch a silver. India added another individual bronze through Anmol Jain in the junior men's 10m Air Pistol as well as the team silver in the event. Having won 11 medals on the first two days of the competition, India's medal count stands at four gold, six silver and seven bronze for a total of 17 medals so far.

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