London, August 03: Vijay Kumar shoots silver medal in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol at London Olympics! India now have 2 medals at the 2012 London Olympics.
Marksman Vijay Kumar lifted the Indian shooting team's spirit by qualifying for the final of the men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event at the Olympic Games here today.
En route to his total score of 585, Kumar became the second shooter to break the previous Olympic record of 583 during the second stage of qualification.
Placed fourth in the list, Kumar, who had scored 293 in stage 1 of the qualification yesterday, shot a series of 98 97 97 in the second stage to take his total score to 585.
He shot a sequence of 99 96 98 at the Royal Artillery Barracks.