Rahul Jakhar opened India’s account at the Para Shooting World Championships in Al Ain, UAE on Monday with a bronze medal.
Jakhar clinched bronze medal in the P3 mixed 25m pistol SH1 event with a score of 21. Jakhar’s beat compatriot Nihal Singh in the shoot-off for the medal. Nihal finished fourth with 20 while two-time Paralympic medallist Singhraj Adhana was sixth with 13.
Jakhar had topped the qualification stage with a score of 582 while Singhraj and Nihal finished seventh and eighth, respectively.
The championships, which began on Sunday, will conclude on November 17.