Commonwealth Games 2018: Shooting, Men's 10m Air Rifle, Jitu Rai, Om Mitharval carry India's hopes, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 09, 2018 05:53 IST

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05:53 (IST)9 APR 2018

That's all from the qualifiers, hope you had as good a time following the inner rivalries as much as we loved covering it! Have a good day, Ciao!

05:51 (IST)9 APR 2018

A fantastic show from the Indian duo of Om Mitharval and Jitu Rai. Mitharval, in particular, was fantastic as he went on to equal the record for the most points in the history of the competition and quelled off competition from his rivals in fine fashion. 

05:50 (IST)9 APR 2018

Here are the final results from the qualification round, from which eight shooters will advance to the next round. 

Om Mitharval (IND) - 584
Roger Daniel (TTO) - 573
Johnathan Guanjie Wong (MAS) - 570
Jitu Rai (IND) - 570
Bin Gai (SGP) - 570
Daniel Repacholi (AUS) - 566
Kerry Bell (AUS) - 564
Shakil Ahmed (BAN) - 563

05:46 (IST)9 APR 2018

What a contest this has turned out to be! The race for third place has ended in a tie!

Jitu Rai and Johnathan Guanjie Wong finished with 95 while Singapore's Bin Gai outscored them to pick 97 points but in the end, all three shooters have finished with a grand total of 570 points. 

05:43 (IST)9 APR 2018

England's Kristian Callaghan and Singapore's Yu Hao Poh register equal scores of 97 in the final round. Callaghan finishes with 562 while Poh falls only two short than the Englishman to finish with 560. 

05:41 (IST)9 APR 2018

As the battle for the third place heats up, Australia's Daniel Repacholi finishes with 566 followed by Sri Lanka's Thanthulage Fernando on 563. 

05:40 (IST)9 APR 2018

Now, a new entrant into the race for the finish! Singapore's Bin Gai is the man in the picture. 

05:38 (IST)9 APR 2018

Rai is now competing with Malaysia's Johnathan Guanjie Wong for a third-place finish. 

05:36 (IST)9 APR 2018

As we speak, Jitu Rai gears up for his final series of attempts in the last round after registering a 95-point attempt on the fifth round. 

05:35 (IST)9 APR 2018


The 584-point tally means that Om Mitharval is now tied with India's Omkar Singh for the most points in the history of the competition. 

05:33 (IST)9 APR 2018

Yes, he can! Fabulous display of skill from Om Mitharval as he caps off his memorable qualification campaign with a 99-point final attempt to finish with 584 points from his six attempts. 

05:32 (IST)9 APR 2018

Roger Daniel has completed his qualification with an impressive total of 572 points! Can Om Mitharval overtake his rival?

05:31 (IST)9 APR 2018

Falkkand Islands' Murray Middleton too finishes with a total of 514 points. 

05:30 (IST)9 APR 2018

Meanwhile, Rhodney Allen from Trinidad and Tobago finished his qualification campaign with a total of 551 points from his six attempts. 

05:28 (IST)9 APR 2018

Currently, the final round is taking place with an intense battle taking place between India's Om Mitharval and Trinidad and Tobago's Roger Daniel for the top place. 

05:27 (IST)9 APR 2018

Wales' Craig Auden picked 96 from the round, his highest so far while Jitu Rai finished with 96 too. 

05:23 (IST)9 APR 2018

Australia's Kerry Bell proved stiff competition with his 97-point attempt while Scotland's Aedan Evans too makes his mark with a 99-point attempt. 

05:21 (IST)9 APR 2018

In the fourth round, India's Om Mitharval bagged the top honours with a near-perfect score of 99!

05:20 (IST)9 APR 2018

The fourth and the fifth round will be happening simultaneously. 

05:16 (IST)9 APR 2018

The third round has been particularly exceptional with 16 out of 24 shooters breaching the 90-point mark. 

05:12 (IST)9 APR 2018

Australia's Kerry Bell and Trinidad and Tobago's Roger Daniel too continue to have a field day, both pick up 96 points from this round. 

Singapore's Johnathan Guanjie Wong and Sri Lanka's Thanthulage Fernando also collect 96 points to add to their tally from this round. 

05:11 (IST)9 APR 2018

Supreme precision from Om Mitharval! The 22-year registers the highest score in this qualification round with 98.

05:05 (IST)9 APR 2018

Now we move on to the third round. 

05:03 (IST)9 APR 2018

India's Jitu Rai had to settle for 92 from the second round while Singapore's Bin Gai too, could amass a total of 91.

05:01 (IST)9 APR 2018

Malaysia's Johnathan Guanjie Wong replicates his first round score of 95 in the second round, overtakes Jitu Rai for second place. 

04:59 (IST)9 APR 2018

Bangladesh's Md Anowar Hossain, who started with 93 continues to impress by scoring 95 in the second round. 

Trinidad and Tobago's Roger Daniel and Sri Lanka's Thanthulage Fernando tie on 94.  

04:57 (IST)9 APR 2018

In the second round,

Om Mitharval continues his good run with another 96-point shot, matched by Australia's Kerry Bell. 

04:54 (IST)9 APR 2018

Singapore's Bin Gai (97) and Bangladesh's Shakil Ahmed with 96, finished in the top four at the end of the first round. 

04:53 (IST)9 APR 2018

The first round witnessed a stellar show of precision from the two Indians as Jitu Rai top-scored with 98 while Om Mitharval registered 96 on his first try. 

04:52 (IST)9 APR 2018

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the 10m air pistol event, where India is represented by the duo of Om Mitharval and Jitu Rai. 

04:35 (IST)9 APR 2018

Day 5 at the Commonwealth Games will see the likes of Jitu Rai and Om Mitharval, in the second shooting event of the day, as they try to snatch yet more medals in the Men’s 10m Air Pistol event.

So far, Weightlifting has been the most successful contingent for the Indians, brinigng home six goldmedals medals from the Games, with just four days being over.

The likes of Mirabai Chanu, Sanjita Chanu, Sathish Sivalingam, Ragala Vekat Rahul and Seema are the ones who have won gold for India.

Sunday saw the addition of more spots, as Manu Bhaker, and Heena Sidhu were  the two shooters who ended the Indian weightlifters’ dominance, as they won a silver and a gold in the Women’s 10m Air Rifle event.

However, the most unextected medal was won by the Indian women’s Table Tennis team, which earned a shock win over favourites Singapore in the summit clash.

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