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Rai breaks Games record to enter 50m men’s pistol finals

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Glasgow, July 28 (IANS) 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.

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