Commonwealth Games 2014: Shooter Mohammed Asab Wins Bronze in Men's Double Trap

Updated: 27 July 2014 21:03 IST

Mohammed Asab beat Nathan Xuereb of Malta to give India their ninth medal in shooting.

Commonwealth Games 2014: Shooter Mohammed Asab Wins Bronze in Men's Double Trap
India's Asab Mohd displays his Men's Double Trap bronze medal. © PTI

Glasgow:

Indian shooter Mohammed Asab won the bronze medal in the men's double trap beating 17-year-old Nathan Xuereb of Malta in the bronze medal match of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre here on Sunday.

The 26-year-old Asab shot 26 while Xuereb managed 24. Another Indian in the fray, Ankur Mittal missed out on a medal finishing fifth in the semi-final.

Shreyasi Singh grabbed the first medal of the day by winning the silver medal in the women's double trap event. The Delhi girl shot 92 in the final round to win the silver, the fifth for the Indians from the shooting competition at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre.

India's medal count from shooting now stood at nine -- three gold, five silver and a bronze.

Abhinav Bindra, Rahi Sarnobat and Apurvi Chandila have won the gold medals. The silver medal winners, besides Shreyasi, are Malaika Goel, Prakash Nanjappa, Ayonika Paul and Anisa Sayyed.



Topics : Commonwealth Games 2014 Shooting
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