Commonwealth Games 2018, Shooting: Women's 10m Air Pistol Final, Manu Bhaker, Heena Sidhu fighting for gold

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 08, 2018 08:04 IST

The event starts at 7.30 am.


08:04 (IST)8 APR 2018

It has been a brilliant Sunday morning for India, as Punam Yadav won gomd in 69kg Women's Weightlifting, while Manu Bhaker and Heena Sidhu secured the the 1-2 finish for India.

08:02 (IST)8 APR 2018

With this Manu Bhaker has shot a Commonwealth Games record of 240.9!

08:01 (IST)8 APR 2018

Manu Bhaker has won her first CWG gold medal!

08:00 (IST)8 APR 2018

Bhaker shoots 10.7, while Sidhu shoots 9.4. And its confirmed!

07:59 (IST)8 APR 2018

Bhaker is still miles ahead.

07:59 (IST)8 APR 2018

Bhaker shoots 9.8, Sidhu 9.1. 

07:58 (IST)8 APR 2018

And Galiabovitch shoots 10.3, Sidhu shoots 10.1. This means that its a shootoff between Sindhu and Bhaker for the top prize. But Bhaker has a 5-point lead. Can Sidhu turn this around?

07:57 (IST)8 APR 2018

Galiabovitch shoots 9.6, Bhaker 9.4, while Sidhu shoots 10.1. The latter is back on 2nd!

07:55 (IST)8 APR 2018

Bezzina of Malta has to sit out after being eliminated, while Galiabovitch are tied at the second spot. Manu Vhaker, meanwhile, is way ahead of the rese of the pack!

07:53 (IST)8 APR 2018

MAnu shoots a 10.6, while Sidhu shoots a 10.2. Both Indians have moved to the top 2 positions with these shots!

07:51 (IST)8 APR 2018

And she comes up with a 10.3!, to move to bronze medal position!

07:51 (IST)8 APR 2018

However, Sindhu, is  5th out of the 5 remaining shooters right now, and needs to pull up her game, to keep herself in contention.

07:50 (IST)8 APR 2018

Bhaker with the next shot...and she shoots a 10!!!!! She is pulling away into a massive lead.

07:49 (IST)8 APR 2018

The shooters are set for the next round of fires...Bhaker scores a 9.4, to keep herself on top. 

07:46 (IST)8 APR 2018

Bhaker, on the other hand, looks a figure of calm. She still leads with a score of 141.5

07:44 (IST)8 APR 2018

Sidhu is falling behind, she'll need a miracle to get back into a medal-winning position

07:42 (IST)8 APR 2018

After 12 shots Manu is firmly in the lead with 111.1

07:40 (IST)8 APR 2018

Sidhu is still far off in the race at 6th but Bhaker leads after Stage 1 with 101.5

07:39 (IST)8 APR 2018

Bhaker has shot 81.1 up till now

07:38 (IST)8 APR 2018

Sidhu is currently at 7th, she totals 65.6

07:37 (IST)8 APR 2018

Meanwhile, Bhaker has been utterly dominant at the top. 

07:37 (IST)8 APR 2018

Shaky start from Sidhu, as she shoots 46.1 in stage 1.

07:34 (IST)8 APR 2018

Bhaker and Sidhu are in favourites to finish on the podium.

07:33 (IST)8 APR 2018

Here's the starting list for the final:

Mehwish FARHAN
Xiu Hong TEH
Shun Xie TEO


07:28 (IST)8 APR 2018

The event will start in a while. Stay tuned

05:37 (IST)8 APR 2018

Good morning, all! Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Shooting, women's 10m air rifle final.

Manu Bhaker and Heena Sidhu, the two Indians in the fray, both qualified for the final. Bhaker shot a new Games Record for the qualifying round as she finished on top.  Sidhu managed to finish on 2nd. In the final, they will start as favourites to finish on podium.

Can they do it?

Stay tuned for all updates.
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