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Samaresh Jung misses sixth gold

Jung was lying fifth in the men's 25-metre pistol competition but had to pull out due to technical problems.

india Updated: Mar 25, 2006 11:10 IST

Samaresh Jung failed in his bid to match the record of six gold medals at a single Commonwealth Games on Saturday when he pulled out of the men's 25-metre standard pistol competition.

Jung was lying fifth in the event but then had to pull out due to technical problems. He finished the games with five gold, a silver and a bronze.

He had been aiming to break the six-gold feats of Australian swimmers Susie O'Neill and Ian Thorpe.