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Asian Games 2018: Apurvi Chandela & Ravi Kumar give India first medal

Aug 19, 2018 18:44 IST
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India’s Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar won a bronze medal in the 10 metre air rifle mixed team event. The Indian pair aggregated 429.9 points in 42 shots to settle for the third position. The gold medal went to the pair from Chinese Taipei while China took home the silver medal in the event.

Apurvi Singh Chandela is an Indian shooter who competes in the 10 metre air rifle event. She won the gold medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Ravi Kumar won the bronze medal at the 2014 Asian Games at Incheon in the men’s 10m air rifle team event, along with Abhinav Bindra and Sanjeev Rajput. In the year 2018, at the Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast, Queensland, he won the bronze medal in the Shooting at the 2018 Commonwealth Games – men’s 10 metre air rifle event.