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Sonia Rai wins bronze at ISSF World Cup in Brazil

Sonia Rai struck her first major international medal by winning the bronze in women's 10 m air pistol at Resende in Brazil.

india Updated: Apr 29, 2006 15:53 IST

Sonia Rai struck her first major international medal by winning the bronze in women's 10 m air pistol while Samresh Jung finished sixth among men on the second day of the ISSF World Cup at Resende in Brazil.

Rai fired an aggregate of 482.2 which included qualification scores of 384, with a series of 98,96,97,93, and a final round of 98.2 to win the sole medal for the country on Friday.

Harveen Srao finished ninth with a score of 382 (97,94,95,96) while Shweta Chowdhary finished 24th with a score of 377 (98,94,92,93).

Jasna Sekaric of Serbia shot 486.1 (387+99.1) to win the gold medal while the silver of Li Rong Sung of China was worth 482.8 (383+99.8).

Jung shot a total of 680 (579+101) with a series of 97,96,94,97,97,98.

Jung, who just about managed a place in the finals put up an improved performance to end up sixth.

Veteran marksman Jaspal Rana finished 11th with a score of 578 (94,97,97,95,97,98) while Vivek Singh finished 15th with a score of 577 (94,97,98,94,96,98).

Franck Dunoulin of France claimed the gold medal with a score of 687.2 (587+100.2) and the silver was won by Vladimir Isakov of Russia for 686.9 (587+99.9) while Walter Lapeyre of France took home the Bronze with a score of 684.5 (585+99.5).