Rahi Sarnobat beat all expectations to become India’s first woman shooter with an Asian Games gold in women’s 25-metre pistol event and the low-profile wushu players delivered their best ever performance even in defeat on another high-yielding day for the country at the Asian Games 2018. With four gold, three silver and eight bronze medals in their overall tally, India stood seventh in the medal table, which was led by quite a margin by powerhouse China with 82 medals, including 37 gold medals. The spotlight was on 16-year-old sensation Manu Bhaker, who shot a Games record qualifying score at the shooting range in Palembang but could not deliver in the final. However, it was Rahi who stole the limelight by winning gold

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