Asian Games 2018: Rahi Sarnobat bags gold in 25mt pistol event


Jakarta: Rahi Sarnobat gave India their first gold in the Day 4 of the Asian Games 2018 when she won the woman’s 25-Metre Pistol event after a tense double shoot-off today.

Rahi Sarnobat was tied at 34 with her rival from Thailand Naphaswan Yangpaiboon at the end of the main round and the two were then tied 4-4 after the first shoot-off round of five shots each.

In the second round, Rahi Sarnobat managed three hits while her opponent managed only one, giving the Indian the first Asian Games gold by an Indian female shooter.

Another Indian shooter, Manu Bhaker finished at the sixth position by qualifying in the top spot with a Games Record score.


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