Shooter Jitu Rai Targets Gold in World Championship, Asian Games

Jitu Rai won gold in 50 metre pistol event in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

updated: August 12, 2014 17:16 IST
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Lucknow: Ace shooter Jitu Rai, who brought laurels with a gold medal in recently-concluded Commonwealth Games, on Tuesday said he is not bothered about any state benefits and is only focussed about the country in international events. (Sports Ministry Set to Implement Welfare Schemes for Sportspersons)

A native of Nepal, 'Pistol King' Rai has been living in Lucknow for the past eight years.

"I have won the medal for the country and not for UP. I only play for Indian Army," Rai said.

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