Asiad 2018: Shooter Heena takes bronze

Palembang (Indonesia), Aug 24: Experienced shooter Heena Sidhu took bronze in the womens 10m Air Pistol event at the 18th Asian Games here on Friday.

Heena scored 219.2 in the final. Wang Qian of China won gold with 240.3 while South Koreas Kim Minjung (237.6) got silver.

Manu Bhaker, the other Indian to reach the final, finished at a disappointing fifth position with a score of 176.2.

Manu was, however, in promising form during the qualification round earlier in the day. She scored 574 to qualify for the final at the third spot.

Heena struggled during qualification and could only manage the seventh spot after scoring 571.

Wang had topped the qualification round with 580 points while Kim (575) was second.

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