Manu Bhaker partnered with Turkey’s Ozgur Varlik to win 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Team gold. In all, India finished the competition with five medals.
In a field of 44 shooters, Bhaker scored 292 after 30 shots on target in the precision round while compatriot Sarnobat aggregated 287 in the qualifications
Deepak Kumar and pistol coach Ronak Pandit were also inoculated on the same day
Both the Olympians shot identical scores of 583 in qualification, but Rahi took fourth place ahead of Manu's fifth on higher inner 10s.
Shooting contingent will be looking towards the seasoned Rahi Sarnobat for a reboot while hoping that Manu Bhaker rediscovers her form
Sarnobat, 30, fired a final score of 39 after qualifying second. This is India's first gold from the event after one silver and two bronze medals
It means the pistol shooters will return home empty-handed for the second straight time at the Olympics
The National Rifle Association of India released the list of 34 shooters who will be training separately for the Tokyo Olympic Games, scheduled to be held next summer after the COVID-19 pandemic pushed it back by a year
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