Asiad 2018; Shooters Apurvi and Ravi win India its 1st medal

by Sports | 19-08-2018 | 893 views

Jakartha: Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar won bronze in the 10m air rifle mixed team event. This is both Chandela and Kumar's first medal at the Asian Games. This is the 18th edition of Asian Games being held in Jakarta, Indonesia. Apurvi and Ravi, who had clinched bronze medal in women's and men's 10m Air Rifle events at 2018 Commonwealth Games respectively, shot a cumulative score of 429.9 to finish third. The mixed team event is the latest addition to the Asian Games. It was tested for the first time in 2017 and will be a part of the Olympics in Tokyo in 2020.

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