Commonwealth Games 2014: Manavjit Singh Sandhu Wins Bronze in Trap Event

Updated: 29 July 2014 20:40 IST

Manavjit Singh Sandhu defeated Australia's Michael Diamond in shoot-off to win Men's Trap Bronze.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Manavjit Singh Sandhu Wins Bronze in Trap Event
India's bronze medalist Manavjit Sandhu at medal ceremony of Trap men final during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. © PTI

Glasgow:

Manavjit Singh Sandhu bagged a bronze medal in the men's trap event to take India's medal tally in shooting to 13 in the Commonwealth Games here on Tuesday. (Day 6 Blog | Results)

Manavjit finished third in the semi-finals after hitting 13 of the maximum 15 targets. He then beat renowned shooter Michael Diamond of Australia in the bronze medal match. (Also read: Harpreet Singh Bags Silver in Rapid Pistol)

The other Indian in the fray, Mansher Singh was sixth and last in the semifinals as he hit just 11 of the 15 targets.

In the bronze medal match, both Manavjit and Diamond hit 11 targets out of the 15. It required a 'shoot-off' where the Indian was on target to clinch a podium finish.

Topics : Shooting Commonwealth Games 2014
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