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Asian Games 2018: Deepak Kumar clinches silver in 10m air rifle

Deepak shot 247.7 to finish second on the podium behind China’s Haoran Yang, who won the top prize with a Games record 249.1 at the JSC Shooting Range of this port city.

Chinese Taipei’s Shaochuan Lu (226.8) bagged the bronze after being beaten by a near-perfect score of 10.9 by Deepak in the third-place shoot-off.

Deepak then shot a 10.8 to get the better of Ravi (205.2), who combined with Apurvi Chandela to win bronze in the air rifle mixed event on Sunday.

This is India’s third medal at the ongoing Games and second in shooting.

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