For the ninth successive day of competitions, India stood atop the medals table with 275 overall (160 gold, 88 silver and 21 bronze), way ahead of second-placed Sri Lanka 167 (25, 56, 85). Pakistan were at third with 81 medals (9, 27, 45).

Shooters were once again the star performers for the country with Chain Singh stealing the thunder from the Olympic bronze-medallist Gagan Narang. Chain picked up his third individual gold of the competition by winning the men's 50m rifles 3 positions.
     
There were only two gold medals on offer at the shooting range today and the Indians picked up both to continue their sweep in the Games. India also easily took the gold in the team event of men's 50m rifle 3 positions.

The 26-year-old Chain shot a total of 453.3 to win the gold, once again upstaging Gagan who took the silver with a total score of 450.3.

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