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Rathore bags double trap gold

Rathore beat his ex-coach and Olympic champion Russell at C'wealth Games.
None | By Press Trust of India, Melbourne
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2006 07:56 PM IST

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore claimed the gold medal in the men's double trap shooting event at the 18th Commonwealth Games in Melbourne on Thursday.

Rathore beat his former coach and Olympic champion Russell Mark  to win the gold in the event.

The Indian, who shot to fame with his Olympic silver in the same category, fired a total of 181 (137 + 44) to win the gold.

Stevens Walson of England took the silver with a total of 180. Williams Chetcuti of Malta grabbed the bronze with 179 points.

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