Asian Games: China, India Crash Korea's Shooting Party

Chinese and Indian shooters took top honours in the Asian Games shooting event, leaving hosts South Korea with little to cheer.

updated: September 20, 2014 13:18 IST
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India's Jitu Rai celebrates with his coach Mohinder Lal after winning the Gold Medal in the final of the 50m Pistol Men.

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Incheon: Unheralded Zhang Mengyuan stung hosts South Korea on Saturday as China grabbed three of the four shooting golds and India's Jitu Rai won the other on day one of the Asian Games. (Complete coverage of Asian Games)

Zhang, who finished 20th in the women's 10m air pistol at this month's world championships in Spain, beat Korean favourite Jung Jee-Hae into second spot in the individual event after helping China win team gold. (All the action from Day 1)

The Chinese also won the team title in the men's 50m pistol, before Rai gave India its first gold medal of the Games by snatching the individual gold medal in a dramatic finish.

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