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Asian Games 2018 Shooting Day 3 Live Score: Saurabh Chaudhary wins Gold , Sanjeev claims Silver

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 21, 2018 15:25 IST

Two medals for India in the 10m Air Pistol final including their first Shooting gold in Jakarta.


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It was a memorable day for India in shooting as they finished with a Gold, Silver and Bronze medal. The gold came courtesy of a 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary in the 10m Air Pistol who also set an Asian Games record in the process. They will be looking to continue their impressive performances in shooting tomorrow as well. Join us again for that but until then it is goodbye.

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Day 3, Indian shooters round up -

10m Air Pistol Men Finals

Saurabh Chaudhary won Gold medal
Abhishek Verma won Bronze medal

50m Rifle 3 Positions Finals

Sanjeev Rajput won Silver medal
Akhil Sheoran (Didn't qualify)

Trap Mixed Team Finals

6th - India (Lakshay/ Shreyasi Singh)

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Lebanon finish with Gold, Chinese Taipei take silver and China walk away with Bronze.

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Lebanon win their first gold medal of Asian Games 2018. Ray Bassil keeps her cool and wins it for Lebanon in the Trap Mixed Team.

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After 45 shots, nothing can separate Chinese Taipei and Lebanon. The scores are level at 38. Who will get the gold? 

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China finish with Bronze and it will be between Chinese Taipei and Lebanon for the gold medal and both teams have hit the same number of shots.

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It will be between Lebanon, Chinese Taipei and China for the gold medal with Lebanon leading the way.

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Kuwait finish fourth, Korea finish fifth and the three medalists have been finalised.

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India have been eliminated. Despite a stellar effort from Lakshay, it wasn't enough as India finished sixth.

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Chinese Taipei lead the way and China and Lebanon are tied for second spot. India finish last despite Lakshay finishing with five successive shots.

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India are now left with an impossible task to climb out of the last spot. They need to make all five and hope Korea and Kuwait miss four out of their last five shots.

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After 20 rounds, Chinese Taipei lead the way with 18. Lebanon are second with 17 while three teams are tied for third with 15. India are bottom despite Shreyasi hitting three out of five.

Standings after 20 shots

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Stop the press. Shreyasi has finally hit one. After five successive misses, she has hit one.

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Chinese Taipei are still top after 15 rounds

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Chinese Taipei are in a league of their own. They have finally missed one. But they still lead by two. India remain bottom.

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Chinese Taipei are top after 10 rounds

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Chinese Taipei remain perfect. They have hit 10 out of 10. But Shreyasi Singh misses four in a row and India are last after 10 rounds.

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Shreyasi Singh hits her first start and India remain second, level with China and Chinese Taipei are top, still perfect.

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After the first five rounds, Chinese Taipei remain perfect

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After the first five rounds, Chinese Taipei lead the way after hitting all five. China, Lebanon, Korea and India have all hit four out of five.

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Chinese Taipei, Lebanon and Korea are the only countries to hit each target after three rounds. India make two out of three

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The first round sees all six countries hit their target. But in round two, China, India and Kuwait miss.

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Pair from each countries will shoot 25 rounds. The shooter who goes first will have to shoot 15 rounds and the second shooter will have to shoot 10 rounds. 

For India, it will be Lakshay who shoots 15 rounds and Shreyasi Singh will shoot 10 rounds.

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And we are now all set to get underway in the Trap Mixed Team Final.

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It will be China, Chinese Taipei, Lebanon, Korea, India and Kuwait who will compete for the gold medal in the Trap Mixed Team Final.

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The Trap Mixed Team Final is scheduled for 2.30 PM IST and India will have to wait a little before they can add to their impressive medal tally in shooting.

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Next up is the Trap Mixed Team Finals as India look to add to their medals tally in shooting.

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It was very close right till the end but Sanjeev Rajput picks up the SILVER medal for India who claim their sixth medal in shooting in this Asian Games.

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China's Zicheng Hui wins GOLD and India's Sanjeev Rajput settles for SILVER.

Final standings

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Sanjeev Rajput holds his nerve and now is assured of at least silver as Japan's Takayuki Matsumoto is eliminated as they take bronze.

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India assured of a medal as China's Yang Hooran has been eliminated.

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Four shooters have been eliminated and Sanjeev is currently in third.

Four fighting for three medals

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Iran and two shooters from Thailand have been eliminated.

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And the elimination begins now. One shooter eliminated after each shot.

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After 40 shots, Sanjeev still leading the way.

India still on top

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Sanjeev Rajput got progressively better in this round. He finishes with scores of 8.5, 9.8, 10.1, 10.1 and 10 in this round of five shots.

He still leads the way.

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Now the shooters will make all the necessary changes before the next round of shots.

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A perfect 10.9 from Sanjeev Rajput and his lead is up to 3 points.

After 30 shots, India lead the way

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After 25 shots, Sanjeev Rajput is still in the lead.

25 shots in and Rajput now has a sizeable lead at the top

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Despite a bad shot, Sanjeev manages to string some good scores together to finish top after 20 shots.

Standings after 20 shots

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Now the shooters will make all the necessary changes before the next round of shots.

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Two terrible shots, including a 7.8 and 9.4 in succession means that Sanjeev Rajput is no longer in top. It is Kazakhstan who lead now.

After 15 shots, Sanjeev is still in a strong position

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After 10 shots, Sanjeev is still in the lead.

50m Rifle 3 standings after 10 shots

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After the first five shots, Sanjeev is at the top. 

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And we are underway in the Men's 50m Rifle 3 Finals.

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Chinese Taipei and China finish top but India are through courtesy of their fifth place finish.
The top six in the Trap Mixed Team Qualification

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And it is finally official, India are through to the finals of the Trap Mixed Team as they finish fifth.

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The biggest story so far has to be Saurabh Chaudhary, who is making everyone question their life choices that led them to the moment when they were watching a cheering a 16-year-old make history and win Asian Games GOLD.

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