Gagan Narang becomes Asia’s No.1 shooter


New Delhi: Ace Indian shooter Gagan Narang has attained the top spot in men’s 50m rifle prone shooting category in Asia. The 32-year-old Narang topped the list with 971 points ahead of Shengbo Zhao of China, who has 896 points.

“Happy to be Asia No 1. Looking forward to improve next Season. Thank you for your support @OGQ_India,” wrote Narang on Twitter.

Narang, who bagged the bronze medal in the 2012 London Olympics, secured himself a berth for next year’s Rio Olympics after winning the bronze medal in the 50m rifle prone event of the ISSF World Cup at Fort Benning, USA, in May