Sarabjot Singh won the air pistol gold as he beat Bu Shuaihang of China by 0.2 point in the World Cup in Munich, Germany, on Thursday.

The 22-year-old Sarabjot had topped qualification earlier with 588. It was the second individual gold medal for Sarabjot in a World Cup after the one in Bhopal last year.

In women’s air pistol, Rhythm Sangwan had shot 575 for the 17th spot, while Surbhi Rao (569) placed 45th. Manu Bhaker opted to skip the event.

In the women’s 50-metre rifle 3-position event, Asian Games gold medallist Sift Kaur Samra shot 593 to make the final. Ashi Chouksey shot 590 but missed the final by three points and placed 19th, while Anjum Moudgil was 26th with her score of 589. Nischal shot 588 in the RPO section.

Sarabjot’s gold placed India joint-third with Serbia in the medals table behind China and France.


10m air pistol: Men: 1. Sarabjot Singh 242.7 (588); 2. Bu Shuaihang (Chn) 242.5 (587); 3. Robin Walter (Ger) 220.0 (586); 10.Arjun Singh Cheema 582; 11. Varun Tomar 582.