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Major News and Events of 09 April 2018

What Happened on 09 April 2018


CWG 2018: Jitu Rai wins gold, Om Mitharval wins bronze in men's 10m Air Pistol

On Monday morning, India again became proud when Jitu Rai won a gold medal in 10m Air Pistol category and set a new Commonwealth Games record.His compatriot, Om Mirthaval equalled the qualification games record and won a bronze medal in the finals. Mirthaval shot a total of 214.3 and lost silver to Kerry Bell of Australia, who shot a total of 233.5 in the game. With the addition of these two medals, India has won 15 medals since the last five days of CWG 2018. 

CWG 2018: Gold medalist, Tejaswin Shankar enters the finals of high jump category

Gold medalist at Youth Commonwealth Games and national record holder, Tejaswin Shankar entered the finals of the high jump competition after finishing ninth in the qualifying round. He finished a joint fifth in group A and ninth overall.  He made a start at 2.10m and cleared with 2.21m in final analysis.The finals of  the high jump category is scheduled on April 14.




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