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    Indian men's team win bronze in 10m air rifle

    Indian mens team win bronze in 10m air rifle

    Incheon: Shooters bagged another medal for India in the 17th Asian Games with the men's team winning the bronze in the 10 metre air rifle event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range here Tuesday.

    The Indian team comprising Abhinav Bindra (625.4-47x), Ravi Kumar (618.9-43x) and Sanjeev Rajput (618.7-45x) shot a total of 1,863-135x to claim third position.

    The gold went to the Chinese team of Yifel Cao (630.7-54x), Haoran Yang (629.2-54x) and Tianyou Liu (626.5-50x) with an accumulated score of 1,886.4-158x.

    South Korea grabbed the silver after the trio of Sangdo Kim (626.1-48x), Hyeonjun Kim (622.3-44x) and Jinseop Han (619.2-44x) shot a total of 1,867.6-136x.

    The bronze medal was India's seventh medal in the Incheon Games and fifth from the shooting range.

    The 2008 Olympic champion Bindra, who Monday tweeted that Tuesday will be his last day as a professional shooter, also qualified for the final of the individual event with a score of 625.4-47x as he finished fifth in the qualification round.

    Ravi (20th) and Rajput (21st) failed to reach the final.

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