Friday, August 3, 2012

Vijay Kumar wins Silver in 25M rapid fire pistol


Indian shooter Vijay Kumar won a silver medal at the London Games after winning silver in the 25m rapid fire pistol shooting event.

Kumar finished with a score of 30 to win India's second medal at the London Olympics.

Leuris Pupo from Cuba won the gold medal with a total of 34 on the way to equalling a world record.

En route to his total score of 585, Kumar became the second shooter to break the previous Olympic record of 583 during the second stage of qualification. Placed fourth in the list, Kumar, who had scored 293 in stage 1 of the qualification yesterday, shot a series of 98 97 97 in the second stage to take his total score to 585.

Hearty  Congratulations to the Sharp shooter……..

With regards – S. Sampathkumar.

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