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GLASGOW: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar spearheaded a sparkling show as Indian grapplers dominated the wrestling arena with three gold medals after the shooters ended their campaign on a rousing note with five more podium finishes on sixth day of competitions in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.
Scotland's best chance of winning a shooting gold at the Commonwealth Games came down to the very last shot of the very last event of the tournament at Barry Buddon.
Members of Madison County Fish & Game Association's Bead Deamons Youth Trapshooting Team are front row from left: Cole Henry, Mason Howard, Xavier Nelson and Addison Curry; second row: Bradley Wilson, Gunner Hall, Josh Yokum and Kent Writesel; third row: Walker Preston and Alex Beard.
An impressive performance to top the Games medal tally in shooting with six gold and two bronze wasn't the first time Australia has fired at a major event in the sport.
Shooter Harpreet Singh survived two rounds of nerve-wrecking shoot-off and brushed aside a penalty point docked on him to claim silver in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol event of the Commonswealth Games here today.
The Imam of the Nakhoda Mosque, Mohammed Shafique Qasmi, announced the sighting of the moon on Monday and said Id-ul-Fitr would be celebrated on Tuesday The town, around 12km west of Jamui, is basking in the glory of the silver medal in double trap the 22-year-old markswoman bagged on Sunday.
A PROUD shooting tradition was upheld yesterday at Barry Buddon when Jennifer McIntosh took bronze in the 50-metres smallbore prone.
Indian shooters continued their dominance at the Barry Buddon Shooting Range with 'Pistol King' Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh bagging a gold and silver respectively in the men's 50m pistol event here today.
India won its fourth shooting gold medal of the Commonwealth Games when Jitu Rai won the 50-meter pistol event Monday.
Not long after winning a long-awaited first Commonwealth Games gold medal, a jubilant Warren Potent was on the phone to his wife Lee back in Sydney.
Dates: 23 July - 3 August Coverage: Live on BBC TV, HD, BBC Radio 5 live, Red Button, Connected TVs, online, tablets and mobiles Scotland's Jen McIntosh has claimed a bronze medal in the 50m rifle prone at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre.
For all their success internationally, the consistently encouraging buzz that follows them on the circuit, and the gold glut at the Commonwealth Games this last week, the cold fact - as cold as the chill that swamped Glasgow's Barry Buddon ranges in a thunderstorm this weekend - is that, no Indian woman shooter has ever won an Olympic medal.
Scanlan, 24, came from behind in the gold medal match and hit 13 of 15 targets to beat Cypriot Georgia Konstantinidou, who hit 12, at the Games' shooting venue at Carnoustie on Monday.
The cynosure of the day certainly was the 31-year-old Bindra, who finally won an individual gold at the quadrennial extravaganza which had eluded him on four previous attempts.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 02:34 pm
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