Hangzhou Asian Games | Indian men's 10m air pistol team strikes gold

The team of Sarabjot Singh, Arjun Singh Cheema and Shiva Narwal narrowly beat the Chinese team to take the top podium and earn India its fourth gold medal from the shooting ranges.

Updated - September 28, 2023 05:57 pm IST

Published - September 28, 2023 08:40 am IST - Hangzhou

Indian shooter Shiva Narwal competes in the men’s 10m air pistol event at the 19th Asian Games, in Hangzhou, China, on September 28, 2023.

Indian shooter Shiva Narwal competes in the men’s 10m air pistol event at the 19th Asian Games, in Hangzhou, China, on September 28, 2023. | Photo Credit: PTI

The men's 10m air pistol team continued India's success story at the Asian Games here, winning gold with two marksmen also making it to the individual finals on Thursday.

The team of Sarabjot Singh, Arjun Singh Cheema and Shiva Narwal narrowly beat the Chinese team to take the top podium and earn India its fourth gold medal from the shooting ranges.

With today's success, Indian shooters have so far won four gold, four silver and five bronze medals.

The Indian trio's aggregate score of 1734 was just one better than Chinese team, which settled for the silver medal, while Vietnam, with a score of 1730, bagged the bronze.

Sarabjot and Arjun also made it to the eight-shooter finals and will be in contention for individual medals as well.

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