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Samaresh Jung and Chandrashekar Chaudhary pose at Dr K Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi on Tuesday. PTI
Gai collects his third Shooting Gold

Bin Gai (SIN) collected his third Gold at Delhi 2010 after taking out the Men's 25 m Standard Pistol Singles event at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range today.

The Singaporean has also won two Silver and two Bronze medals in Delhi. Roger Daniel (TRI) provided the surprise of the event by shooting his way to a Silver medal, Trinidad and Tobago's best ever medal in Shooting. Samaresh Jung (IND) took the Bronze, to add to his Silver medal in the Pairs event.

The opening stages were dominated by Gai and the Commonwealth Games defending champion, Michael Gault (ENG) before Mustaqeem Shah (PAK) took the lead after the second stage. The leaderboard constantly changed but Gai's consistent shooting saw him remain in the top three throughout.

There was a battle for Bronze during the final stage with Jung edging past Gai's Pairs teammate Lip Meng Poh (SIN) and Halsi Amir Hasan (MAS), who both made late charges.

Samresh Jung shared a few words with the media after winning the Bronze.

On his performance, he says, "It's good that I got Bronze. I would not have got anything had I been in the fourth position. Anyway it was not a good performance."

On his training, he says "Maybe my training was not the way it should have been."

The Indian pistol team does not have a coach.  "It's not ideal. A coach can plan on strategies while the shooters concentrate on shooting. But now the shooters have to do both. It's not that we don't need a coach if we win medals." Asked if preparations would be hampered without a coach, he says, "Right now a new coach would not be of that much help because by the time he knows, the Asian Games will be over. I'll try by myself to train well and give my best shots."

Jung is all praise for his team mate Gagan and says, "He shot pretty well. Four Gold medals means a lot in such competitions and he shot all the four Golds with a record. Nobody can win everything. No one is perfect."

If one didn't know, Samresh Jung's wife is a shooter as well. "I just can't go and tell a story to her. She knows everything about shooting. Yes we do have discussions and she gives me suggestions as well."

Bin Gai too had a word or two with the media after winning the Gold medal in 25 M Standard Pistol at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range on Wednesday.

On being asked about his performance here and his preparation for the Asian Games, he says, “In the upcoming Asian Games I will try to improve the mistakes which I committed here. I was not bothered about breaking the records. I was working very hard for the past three years. By getting all the medals, I have accomplished my goal here. The Commonwealth Games are very important for me."

On his satisfaction in winning an Individual Gold, he says "In the beginning I got the Gold in Pairs but I was hoping for an individual Gold. That’s why I am happy about this win."

On bouncing back from a below average performance in the Pairs. "After the Pairs event Final it went wrong because my personal score was low even though we won Gold.  I improved today and managed to do well." - GNS