Vietnam’s Nguyen Hoang Phuong had to settle for silver and China bagged the Bronze.
Jitu had recently won silver in world championship.
The Lucknow-base shooter receives an immediate second delight as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav announced Rs. 50 Lakh cash reward to Jitu.
Akhilesh said in a statement, “Through his dedication, hard work and talent, Rai has put up a good show in the Asian Games and earned laurels for the country and state where he honed his skills for a long time,” the Chief Minister said in a statement. His feat would inspire the youth of the country to work hard and dedicatedly for achieving their goals”.