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Commonwealth Games 2018: Shooting Men's 50m Pistol Qualification, Jitu Rai, Om Mitharwal carry India's hopes, Live Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 11, 2018 06:13 IST

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06:13 (IST)11 APR 2018

With a confirmed spot in the final of the 50m pistol event, both Mitharval and Jitu Rai will be hoping to put their best foot forward and add to the rich haul of medals that the country has collected thus far. 

That's all from the 50m pistol qualifications, do join us for the finals! Until then, Ciao!

06:11 (IST)11 APR 2018

Here are the final scores from the qualifiers -

Om Mitharval (IND) - 549
Bin Gai (SGP) - 546
Daniel Rapacholi (AUS) - 546
Shakil Ahmed (BAN) - 545
Johnathan Guanjie Wong (MAS) - 545
Jitu Rai (IND) - 542
Kristian Callaghan (ENG) - 541
Swee Hon Lim (SGP) - 534

06:08 (IST)11 APR 2018

Another fantastic attempt from Mitharval, a 94-point final attempt sees him finish on top of the pack! Jitu Rai, with a combined score of 542 qualifies on 6th place. 

06:07 (IST)11 APR 2018

The final round has beckoned upon us! Om Mitharval firmly in the lead. 

05:50 (IST)11 APR 2018

Despite a small blip, Mitharval has managed to keep himself ahead of the rest of the pack, and now stands a good chance of making it to the finals, as we go into the last round.

05:42 (IST)11 APR 2018

Mitharval, however, is determined to not let this go! All of a sudden, he has hauled himself back into the top 3. He has now returned to the top of the table with 502 points!

05:37 (IST)11 APR 2018

One positive for Mitharval is that he has had relatively fewer number of attempts than most of the shooters who are ahead of him. Hence, he could be banking on those 3 extra shots to surge ahead.

05:35 (IST)11 APR 2018

Both Mithadval and Jitu Rai have slipped up in the 5th round.

05:29 (IST)11 APR 2018

The 5th round seems to be rather ominous for both of them!

05:27 (IST)11 APR 2018

Oh, what drama here! Mitharval has dropped out of the top 3 here! The currently stands at #4, while Jitu Rai is on #6!

05:17 (IST)11 APR 2018

With Round 4 being underway, Om Mitharval currently stands on the second spot, having shot a total of 366 points from 6 attempts. Meanwhile, Jitu is not too far behind on the 5th position, having shot 279 from 4 attempts!

05:14 (IST)11 APR 2018

Both Mitharval and Rai are currently well in contention for qualifying to the Finals of he competitions, where they will be able to fight for more medals for the Indian contingent.

05:12 (IST)11 APR 2018

We apologise for the delay in updates, as we have been facing a few technical difficulties.

05:09 (IST)11 APR 2018

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the MEn's 50m qualification round! Jtu Rai is India's top ope in this event, and we are all set to get underway!

23:59 (IST)10 APR 2018

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Shooting Men's 50m Pistol Qualification. Stay tuned for updates!

23:58 (IST)10 APR 2018

As Day 7 of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games begins, India will be looking to continue what has been a good run in the competition so far. Next event is Shooting Men's 50m Pistol Qualification, which will see Jitu Rai, Om Mitharwal representing India. 
Day 6 did not bring too many medals for India. However, it did bring progression as many Indian athletes find themselves in potential medal positions. 
India's Gagan Narang & Chain Singh qualified for the finals of the 50m Rifle Prone Men's Qualification. However, they couldn't win any medals in the Finals of the event. Annu Singh and Heena Sidhu followed suit and reached the Finals of Women's 25m Pistol, where Heena Sidhu claimed Gold. This was the only gold medal for India on the Day 6 of the Commonwealth Games 2018. 
Meanwhile, the Indian Men's Hockey team confirmed their spot in the Semifinals beating Malaysia in their pool & reaching the top of the table with 7 points. Indian Women's Hockey Team also won beating the Women's Hockey team from South Africa 1-0. 
Sachin Chaudhary won many Indian hearts by winning the Bronze medal in Para Powerlifting. 
Five Indian boxers were on display on Day 6 in Boxing Quarterfinals and all five of them booked their place in the Semis in their respective weight category. 
India will be hoping Day 7  of the Commonwealth Games 2018 is just as successful as the previous game days.
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