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Indians strike gold, set new record

Samresh Jung and Vivek Singh won the 10m air pistol pairs shooting event.

india Updated: Mar 18, 2006 12:32 IST

India's Samresh Jung and Vivek Singh won the gold medal in 10m air pistol pairs shooting event at the 18th Commonwealth Games in Melbourne on Saturday.

The duo fired 1154 (578+576) to seta new Games record.

England's Mick Gault (569) and Nick Baxter (557) took the silver with 1152 points while Nambian pair of Leon Andre Malharbe and Friedhelm Ferdinand Sack bagged the bronze with 1117 (557+560) points.