Commonwealth Games 2018, Shooting: Men's 10m Air Rifle Qualifier, Deepak Kumar, Ravi Kumar carry India's hopes

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 08, 2018 07:27 IST

The event gets underway


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Join us for the final at 9am.

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Deepak Kumar and Ravi Kumar qualify for the final. Deepak shot a Qualifying Gold record.

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Deepak Kumar looks all set to qualify and so does Ravi Kumar. 

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The sixth and final series is going on. Ravi Kumar and Deepak Kumar are on the top. 

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Deepak Kumar is on second having shot 417.6

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The fourth series is ongoing and Ravi Kumar is on top with a score of 418.3

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It is almost as if the two Indians are competing against each other while the rest of the flock are just in the event

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Deepak and Ravi still lead the race with scores of 354.9 and 365.2.

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Deepak has up till now shot 146.3 and is on the top while Ravi with 135.2 is at 2nd.

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Series 2 has started off and the two Indians are firmly in the lead.

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Deepak Kumar and Ravi Kumar now lead the pack at 1st and 2nd with scores of 125.5 and 124.7

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Ravi Kumar, meanwhile, makes a strong statement as he surges to fourth.

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Deepak shoots further into the lead with 94.3

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In the first series, Deepak Kumar has shot into the lead with 72.8. Ravi Kumar is at 6th.

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Deepak, meanwhile, is on 3rd with 41.8

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Ravi Kumar is on 5th with 31.2

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Deepak Kumar is currently on fourth having shot 20.9

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The event is about to get underway with Deepak Kumar and Ravi Kumar leading the way for India.

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Good morning all!

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The fourth day of the Commonwealth Games brings to us shooting for the first time. India has sent a strong contingent to the Gold Coast and is fully expected to challenge for a lot of medals. The fourth Day at CWG brings four events. Three of those- Women's 10m Air Pistol, Women's Skeet, and Men's 10m Air Rifle will be decided on Day 4 itself.  
Air Rifle is an event in which shooters use a special rifle to fire shots from a standing position. There will be two rounds, qualification round and finals. In Qualification, the shooters will get 60 shots in 75 minutes, while in the finals they'll get 24 shots. 
India will be represented in this event by Deepak Kumar and Ravi Kumar. Deepak Kumar, the Delhi born shooter will be making his CWG debut. Deepak Kumar says his hero are all the Handicapped athletes. He says they motivate him to do better.  
Ravi Kumar will make his second appearance at the CWG, with his first coming at Glasgow, four years earlier. 

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