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Commonwealth Games 2014: Jitu Rai breaks games record to enter 50m men's pistol finals

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2.81K   //    28 Jul 2014, 11:41 IST
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Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) Indian shooter Jitu Rai broke the Commonwealth Games record to march into the 50-metre men's pistol finals while compatriot Gurpal Singh qualified, finishing sixth, at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre .

Rai, 27, amassed 562 points and finished top of the standings, a sizeable 15 points ahead of Englishman Kristian Callaghan in second. Roger Daniel of Trinidad and Tobago was third with 545 points.

With 538 points, Gurpal Singh also booked a berth in the finals.

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