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India's medal rush in shooting continued on Day 7 of the Commonwealth after Ankur Mittal won Bronze in Men's Double Trap.

Earlier in the day, Mohammed Ashab and Ankur Mittal had qualified for the final of the men's Double Trap event at CWG 2018. She bettered her performance at the same event in the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, where she claimed silver. Mittal's Indian competitor Ashab Mohd came fourth in the final standings of GC 2018 shooting event. Ankur secured 133 marks in qualification and scored five points in the shoot-off, while Ashbha secured 137 points.

Mehuli Ghosh and Apurvi Chandela also added to India's medal tally in the Commonwealth Games with a silver and bronze respectively in the women's 10m air rifle event. The 25-year-old proved his father's decision to relocate absolutely right and a medal at the Gold Coast Games further ascertains that.

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Shreyasi needed a shootout to trounce her opponent Cox after both aggregated 96 points each.

Defending champion Jitu Rai, the other Indian in the fray, had a disappointing outing.

Mittal had a good chance to finish second as Isle of Man's Tim Kneale, who was closest to him, had missed six of his shots and pretty much settled for a bronze.

Om Mitharwal became a double medalist, after Heena Sidhu, as he had bagged Bronze for India with a score of 214.3 in Men's 10m Air Pistol Final on Monday. Kneale ended up with 70 points to get the silver medal, while MacMath ran away with the gold medal with a meet record total of 74. This was also her first CWG final.

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