Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu Win Gold in Air Pistol Mixed event

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Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu integrated to provide India their very first gold medal of the ISSF World Cup Final here, clinching the leading honors in the 10m air handgun combined group occasion on the opening day of competitors.

Press Trust of India|Updated: October 24, 2017

Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu Win Gold in Air Pistol Mixed event

New Delhi: Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu integrated to provide India their very first gold medal of the ISSF World Cup Final here, clinching the leading honours in the 10m air handgun blended group occasion on the opening day of competitors.

Rai, a Commonwealth and Asian Games gold-medallist, and Sidhu, likewise a previous Commonwealth Games gold-winner, got their 3rd gold together in the combined group occasion, being held formally for the very first time at an ISSF World Cup.

The blended group competitors were arranged as test occasions on the planet Cups held previously this year and will be making their Olympic launching in the Tokyo 2020 Games.

Rai and Sidhu received the finals as top of the table today and easily declared the gold by pipping France, who protected the silver medal.

China opted for the bronze medal in case.