CWG 2018: Om, Jitu enter men's 50m Pistol final

CWG 2018: Om, Jitu enter men's 50m Pistol final
CWG 2018: Om, Jitu enter men's 50m Pistol final

Gold Coast (Australia) : Indian shooters Om Mitharwal and Jitu Rai qualified for the final of the men's 50 metre Pistol event at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Wednesday.

Om topped the standings at the end of the qualification stage with a score of 549 points.

Jitu qualified at the sixth position with 542.

Om was trailing Shakil Ahmed of Bangladesh till the fifth shot before taking the lead with his sixth and final attempt.

Bin Gai of Singapore was second with 546 while Australia's Daniel Repacholi was third.

Ahmed fell off the pace after leading till the fifth shot to eventually end the qualification stage at the fourth spot with 545.

Malaysia's Johnathan Guanjie (545), Kristian Callaghan (541) of England and Singapore's Swee Hon Lim (534) were the other shooters to qualify for the final.