Indian shooter Om Prakash Mitharval has bagged the gold medal in the 50m pistol event at the ongoing 52nd ISSF Shooting World Championship in Changwon, South Korea on Tuesday. The 23-year-old managed to score a total of 564 points to become the World Champion in the 50m pistol event.
Serbia’s Damir Mikec won the silver medal with a total of 562 points while Korea’s Daemyung Lee finished third with 560. As the event is no longer a part of the Olympic programme, the players do not get an entry into Tokyo 2020.
Mitharval started his campaign with 92 points in the first round and trailed the Korean by one point. Even after the second round both Lee and
However, the Indian team, consisting of Mitharval, Jitu Rai and Manjit, could only manage a
Meanwhile, in a major disappointment for the Indians, Manu