Asian Games: Indian Men's Team Fifth in 25m Standard Pistol

Updated: 25 September 2014 12:15 IST

The Indian team comprising Gurpreet Singh, Mahaveer Singh and Samresh Jung scored 1684-34x as they faltered in the individual event as well at the Asian Games.

Asian Games: Indian Men's Team Fifth in 25m Standard Pistol
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Incheon:

The Indian men's team finished fifth in the 25 metre standard pistol event of the 17th Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range here Thursday. (Full Coverage | Medal Tally)

The Indian team comprising Gurpreet Singh, Mahaveer Singh and Samresh Jung scored 1684-34x as they faltered in the individual event as well.

Gurpreet took fifth position in the individual event with 570-14x while Mahaveer was 17th with 559-13x. Veteran shooter Jung finished 24th with 555-10x. (Indian Men Finish 4th in 50m Rifle Prone)

The team gold went to Chinese trio of Feng Ding, Youngde Jin and Chuanlin Li, who fired a combined score of 1710-44x. Feng Ding also won the individual gold.

South Korea and Singapore won team silver and bronze, respectively.

Topics : Asian Games 2014 Shooting
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