Aiming for gold at Rio Olympics : Jitu


New Delhi : Jitu Rai, Popularly known as Pistol king, today here said that his sole aim is to clinch gold for the country at the upcoming Rio Olympics, which kicks-off from August 5. Jitu, who was the first athlete to qualify for Rio in shooting, feels that everything depends on the performance at that particular day of the event. While addressing mediapersons, the 28-year-old shooter said,"Like any other event, I am looking forward for the mega event, since this is the first Olympics for me, I know there is immense pressure, but I am focussed and keeping calm.


"I am training very hard for the Rio, and my aim is to win gold medal for the country," he said.
The 28-year-old shooter, who recently won a silver at the International Shooting Sport Federation at Baku, said, "I feel that I am gaining my form at the right time. I was struggling before, but this means a lot to me and winning a medal for any athlete before the Olympics is great morale booster.

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