Apurvi Chandela, Ravi Kumar win India’s 1st medal at the Asiad in shooting

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Ravi Kumar

The Hush Post: Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar have bagged for India the first-ever medal in the form of bronze in the 10 metres air rifle mixed team events of shooting at the 18th Asian Games at Jakarta.    

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Apurvi Chandela

The gold was won by Chinese Taipei, who qualified at the number five place and went on to win gold. The silver went to China who in the preliminary rounds were not doing too well. But the unexpected exit of Korea suddenly put China back into the game and then they even toppled the Indian pair of Apurvi and Ravi Kumar, who for a very long time was placed second.

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