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>> Monday, February 22, 2010

NEW DELHI: Indian shooters set the Dr Karni Singh Cutting Range afire with three accommodated annal and took their account of gold to 13 on the fifth day of the Commonwealth Cutting Championships on Monday.

Indian air pistol ace, Samaresh Jung connected his abundant anatomy by acceptable his additional gold in the championship in the 10-metre Air Pistol event. He denticulate 583.3 credibility to breach his own antecedent almanac of 583 points. Zakir Khan of India bagged argent with 576 credibility while England's Michael Gault bagged the brownish badge with 574 points.

The additional gold of the day came from Navy man Sanjeev Rajput in the men's 50m 3 positions burglarize event. Rajput affective the gold with 1170 credibility while England's James Huckle took the argent with 1158 points. India's Imran Hasan Khan won the brownish with 1155 points.

In the men's 50m 3 Positions Burglarize aggregation event, the accumulated account of 2323 credibility by India's Sanjeev Rajput and Gagan Narang ensured the gold for the country.

They bankrupt the antecedent almanac of 2279 credibility set by Rajput and Sushil Ghalay set at the 2005 accommodated in Australia. The English cutting brace of James Huckle and Parr Jr Ken bagged the argent badge with 2295 credibility and Scotland's duo Graham Rudd and Neil Stirton denticulate 2266 credibility to bag brownish medal.

India swept all medals in the 25-metre accelerated blaze pistol category. Vijay Kumar connected his ablaze achievement allowance India to add gold to its kitty. He denticulate a amazing absolute account of 775 credibility breaking the antecedent almanac of 760.6 points.

Interestingly, he additionally bankrupt the condoning almanac fabricated by accessory Pemba Tamang in 2005 of 565 credibility by scoring 581 credibility in the condoning round. India's Gurpreet Singh accomplished a abutting additional with his account of 774 credibility bagging the argent while the brownish was taken by Pemba, who denticulate 756 points.

In the men's allurement pairs event, Australia's Adam Vella and Michael McNabb won the aboriginal gold of the championship for their country with a accumulated account of 194 points. India's Manavjeet Singh Sandhu and Birendeep Sodhi won the argent badge with 191 points. England's Aaron Heading and James Sole had to agreeable themselves with the brownish for their account of 182 points.

In the women's Allurement Pairs event, England's Anita North and Charlotte Kerwood bagged the third gold for their country by scoring a absolute of 87 points. Australia's Laetisha Scalan and Catherine Skinner bagged the argent badge by scoring 85 points. Scotland's Shona Marshall and Linda Pearson bagged the aboriginal brownish for their country.


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