COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Shooter Rivers strikes gold

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Shooter Rivers strikes gold

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Shooter Rivers strikes gold

First published in Sport Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author by , Sports reporter specialising in Rugby, Cricket and Athletics. Call me on 01865 425456

DIDCOT shooter Dan Rivers has won a gold medal at Glasgow 2014 this afternoon.

The 23-year-old Wantage Target Shooting Club member clinched victory in the 50m rifle three positions competition at Carnoustie.

Rivers shot a Commonwealth Games record 452.9 points in a dominant display that belied the breezy conditions.

He adds the gold medal to the bronze he won in the 10m rifle event on Thursday.

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