New Delhi: Indian pistol shooter Jitu Rai followed up his silver with a historic gold in the men's air pistol event on Thursday during ISSF World Cup in Maribor, Slovenia. It was the first time an Indian shooter won two medals in a World Cup championship.
Rai, who missed the free pistol gold by 0.1 point and had to settle for silver, shot 200.8 in the final round of the air pistol event to clinch the gold medal, according to information received here.
Rai shot an excellent score of 584/600 and was ranked third in the qualification round. He had a series of 98 98 97 98 97 96.