Vijay Kumar wins Bronze medal in Asian games

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Vijay Kumar wins Men’s 25m Centre Fire Pistol Competition bronze medal in Doha Asian games. The new Asian Games rules sprung a pleasant surprise for India as pistol shooter Vijay Kumar bagged a bronze in spite of finishing fourth. Vijay Kumar finished fourth in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol event with a total of 775.3 just behind China’s third-place finisher Guohui Liu, who managed a total of 776.5.

But the new Games rule that one country cannot sweep all three medals in the same event fetched 21-year-old Kumar the unexpected bronze.

Samresh Jung won the silver in Men’s 25m Standard Pistol Team event.

Both athletes blongs to Himachal Pradesh.

An IT professional for 17 years, based in the US since the last 12 years. Founded NGO My Himachal and then Himachal Media Pvt. Ltd.. A Himachali forever. Always trying to bring together people whose hearts beat for the state.

1 Comment

  • Reply August 1, 2008

    neeraj

    i am proud of them

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