CWG 2014: Jitu Rai breaks Games record to enter 50m men`s pistol finals

IANS| Updated: Jul 28, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

Glasgow: Indian shooter Jitu Rai broke the Commonwealth Games record to march into the 50-metre men`s pistol finals while compatriot Gurpal Singh also qualified, finishing sixth, at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre here Monday.

Rai, 27, amassed 562 points and finished top of the standings, a sizeable 15 points ahead of Englishman Kristian Callaghan in second.

Roger Daniel of Trinidad and Tobago was third with 545 points.

With 538 points, Gurpal Singh also booked a berth in the finals.