Gagan Narang wins gold in Hannover

Indian marksman Narang shoots 249.6 in the final to beat Marcus Madsen of Sweden by two points at the International Shooting Championship.

Gagan shot 249.6 in the final to beat Marcus Madsen of Sweden by two points.   -  PTI

World and Olympic medallist Gagan Narang won gold in men’s air rifle at the International Shooting Championship in Hannover, Germany.

Gagan shot 249.6 in the final to beat Marcus Madsen of Sweden by two points. He had qualified in the fourth place with 622.4.

The results:

Men: 10m air rifle: 1. Gagan Naragn 249.6 (622.4); 2. Marcus Madsen (Swe) 247.6 (621.8); 3. George Norton (US) 225.9 (626.3); 9. Monu Kumar 619.4; 19. Manas KUmar Singh 615.4; 24. Mukund Agarwal 611.8; 26. Gajendra Singh Ranawat 611.4; 30. Adhiraj Singh Maan 608.7.