Shooter Vi­jay Ku­mar wins bronze

Mid Day - - SPORT -

NEW DELHI: On a come­back trial, Olympic sil­ver medal­list Vi­jay Ku­mar won a bronze medal in his pet 25m rapid fire pis­tol event, be­sides ac­count­ing for a gold in the team event on the first day of the 18th KSS Me­mo­rial Shoot­ing C’ship yes­ter­day.

While Vi­jay won the bronze, Ar­pit Goel of Delhi dis­played his class to run away with the top honours in the 25m rapid fire pis­tol se­nior men’s cat­e­gory. Ar­pit as­serted his dom­i­nance from the ini­tial phases and re­mained un­chal­lenged with a score of 34 points. Five points be­hind him at 29, Shivam Shukla of the Air Force bagged the sil­ver while Vi­jay shot 24 points to fin­ish third.

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