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Tuesday 16 January 2018
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Vijay Kumar wins Silver in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol

Himachal Pradesh shooter Vijay Kumar gave India’s first Silver medal in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event at the London Olympics. He scored 30 in eight series of 4 seconds each.

This is the second medal for India at the London Games. Another Indian shooter Gagan Narang had wom a bronze medal in the 10m Air Rifle event. Leuris Pupo of Cuba won Gold with the final score of 34 equaling the World Record. Feng Ding of China took the bronze medal.



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One thought on “Vijay Kumar wins Silver in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol

  1. Amar

    This is a great achievement but a very small coverage has been extended to such an important news. Even the announcement of one crore prize money offered by Himachal government is not mentioned. Why such poor treatment to this great himachali hero?

    Vijay! You deserve much more.You have made Himachal proud. Hats off to you! Hats off to Indian Army!

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