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After World Cup, Heena Sidhu Strikes Gold at Commonwealth Shooting

Deepak Kumar won a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships.

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Heena Sidhu clinched the 10m air pistol gold medal to give India a perfect start at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Brisbane on Tuesday, 31 October.

Sidhu shot a combined score of 626.2 (386+240.8) to claim the top honours.

This was Sidhu's second successive international gold after she, along with Jitu Rai, claimed the top position in the 10m air pistol mixed team event in the ISSF World Cup Finals in Delhi earlier this month.

Among other Indians in fray at the tournament, Deepak Kumar won a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle event.

London Olympic bronze-medallist Gagan Narang finished fourth in the same event, while Ravikumar ended fifth.

Narang shot 626.2 in the qualification to create Commonwealth record.

(This is a developing story and will be updated.)

Also Read: Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu Win Gold at ISSF Shooting World Cup Final

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