ONCE AGAIN, it was Samaresh Jung’s show all the way on Monday in the selection trials for the 15th Asian Games at BSF’s Reoti Range. In the 25-metre centre fire pistol, he obtained 582 points to secure the first position.
Vijay Kumar of the Army did well to get 579 points to win the second position. Viraja Singh of ITBP and Kanchan Gurang of the Army were tied for the third position scoring 578 points each. In the 50-metre rifle three position for men, Sanjeev Rjput of Navy put up a brilliant performance. He obtained 1169 points in the semifinals and 99.2 in the final taking his tally to 1268.2 points to grab the first position.
Imran Hassan Khan of the Army got 1164 points in the semifinals and 96.7 in the final taking his total to 1260.7 points to win the second position. Gagan Narang of the Indian Airlines had to be satisfied with the third position as he obtained 1163 points in the semifinal and 97.0 points in the final.