Asian Games 2018: Rahi Sarnobat clinches a Gold in shooting

New Delhi, August 22, News24 Bureau: The winning spree in shooting continues in India, with each day clinching a new medal in the kitty. The latest addition is that of Rani Sarnobat who wins a Gold.

 Indian shooter Rahi Sarnobat wins Gold medal in women's 25m pistol. On a comeback trail after a long hiatus due to injury and poor form, two-time Commonwealth Games champion Rahi Sarnobat was targeting a podium finish at the Asian Games and had said about this.“The Asian Games are to commence in just 15 days and later there are the World Championships [in Korea]. Even if they [the Asian Games] are challenging for me, my preparation is very good,” the 27-year-old pistol shooter had told PTI.Sarnobat had clinched back-to-back gold medals at the 2010 Delhi and 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games in the 25m pistol event.But fate willed otherwise as the pistol shooter, who trains in Pune, was forced to take a nearly year-long break from the range due to an elbow injury and her form dipped subsequently. But she has now climbed her way back into the top two in the event.

With Agencies