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Rahi Sarnobat becomes first Indian woman to win gold medal

Rahi Sarnobat became the first Indian woman to win a shooting gold medal at Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Asian Games in 25m pistol event.
Rahi Sarnobat becomes first Indian woman to win gold medal
  • She shot a score of 34 in the final to tie with Thailand's Naphaswan Yangpaiboon who won silver medal and Kim Minjung of South Korea who won bronze with a score of 29. 
  • It was Rahi's biggest medal of her shooting career.

About Rahi Sarnobat:

  • She hails from Kolhapur, Maharashtra.
  • She was the first Indian pistol shooter to win a gold medal in the Shooting World Cup (25m pistol event in the ISSF World cup in Changwon, China).
  • She had won her first gold medal at 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games in Pune, India.
  • She was the first Indian shooter to qualify for 25 meters sports pistol event in the Olympics (London Olympics in 2012).
  • She won a gold medal at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games (women's 25-metre pistol).
  • She also won a bronze medal at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games (25-metre pistol team event). 
  • She had teamed with Anisa Sayyed and Heena Sidhu.

Question:

Q. Who has become the first Indian woman to win a shooting gold medal at Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Asian Games in 25m pistol event?
a. Rani Sarnobat
b. Rahi Sarnobat
c. Ruhi Sarnobat
d. None of the above
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