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Heena Sidhu strikes gold, Deepak wins bronze in Commonwealth shooting

Heena Sidhu shot a combined score of 626.2 (386+240.8) to claim the top honours in 10m air pistol at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Brisbane

other sports Updated: Oct 31, 2017 15:14 IST
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Heena Sidhu last month won gold medal at the ISSF World Cup Finals .
Heena Sidhu last month won gold medal at the ISSF World Cup Finals .(Hindustan Times)

Heena Sidhu clinched the 10m air pistol gold medal to give India a perfect start at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Brisbane on Tuesday.

Sidhu shot a combined score of 626.2 (386+240.8) to claim the top honours.

This was Sidhu’s second successive international gold after she, along with Jitu Rai, claimed the top position in the 10m air pistol mixed team event in the ISSF World Cup Finals in Delhi earlier this month.

READ | Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu win ISSF World Cup mixed team 10m air pistol event

Among other Indians in fray here, Deepak Kumar won a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event.

London Olympic bronze-medallist Gagan Narang finished fourth in the same event, while Ravikumar ended fifth.

Narang shot 626.2 in the qualification to create Commonwealth record.