Indian shooter and Om Mitharwal won a bronze medal in the men’s 50-meter Pistol event. Mitharwal, who hails from Rajasthan registered a total score of 201.1 in the final. The 25-year-old Apurvi Chandela bagged a bronze medal after her last two shots of 9.9 and 9.4, which brought her to the third place in the 10m air rifle category.
Here is how Rajasthan CM Vasunhdara Raje congratulated the pride of Rajasthan, Om Mitharwal.
Om Prakash Mitharwal does it again! Congratulations on winning bronze in the Men’s 50m Pistol final event. #Rajasthan is proud of you! #JaiJaiRajasthan #GC2018Shooting #CWG2018 pic.twitter.com/sVjVw1QFQS
— Vasundhara Raje (@VasundharaBJP) April 11, 2018
Not only this, encouraging the player for more such victories in the future and promising full support for all his noble endeavours, CM Raje also met the family of Om Mitharwal.
देश का नाम #CommonWealthGames2018 में रोशन करने वाले ओम प्रकाश मिथरवाल के परिवारजनों से मुलाक़ात की और उन्हें समस्त राजस्थान प्रदेश की ओर से बधाई एवं शुभकामनाएँ दीं। 10 मीटर एयर पिस्टल में कांस्य पदक जीतने वाले श्रीमाधोपुर के बेटे पर हमें गर्व है।#JaiJaiRajasthan pic.twitter.com/2YI6xizeX1
— Vasundhara Raje (@VasundharaBJP) April 9, 2018
Here’s another tweet which goes out to all women who have proved that they are no less than men.
The Indian shooting contingent has truly excelled in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Today Shreyasi Singh has made 125 crore Indians proud by winning a Gold in the women's Double Trap event. Congratulations to her: PM @narendramodi #GC2018 pic.twitter.com/2rHPpDAv6k
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 11, 2018
India is making us proud by winning multiple medals at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Australia. Recently, the popular female boxing star MC Mary Kom defeated Sri Lanka’s Anusha Dilruksh to enter the final of the women’s 48-kilogram category.
Anushka had various advantages like an ideal height going for her, but this didn’t make Mary feel any less powerful. She sustained the fight and managed to emerge as a winner. Indian shooter Shreyasi Singh to clinch a gold medal in women’s double trap event after beating Australia’s Emma Cox.
Heena Sidhu bagged a gold medal, which is also the third gold medal in shooting category. She won the media in women’s 25m pistol event at the CWG.
Mehuli Ghosh has won silver in the final of the women’s 10m air rifle event at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on Monday. Another one was Pardeep Singh who bagged a silver medal in men’s 105kg at the Carrara Sports Arena 1 at the Commonwealth Games Gold Coast.
Shooter Jitu Rai won gold in men’s 10m air pistol event, as he set a new record. Looking at the history of 2017, Jitu won four gold medals and a bronze at ISSF events and two bronze medals at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships. He won 50m and 10m bronze at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Brisbane, the 50m gold at the 61st National Shooting Championship (new national record score of 233). He also won the bronze in 10m air pistol at the 10th Asian Championship.
India is now standing at the third spot at the 21st Commonwealth Games with 21 medals, including 11 gold, four silver, and six bronze medals.