Palembang: Ace Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput won silver in men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions in the ongoing Asian Games 2018 on Tuesday. This is India's third silver medal in the ongoing Games and the eighth medal overall. 

Rajput scored a total of 452.7 points. China's Hui Zicheng, who won gold, scored 453.3. Japan's Takayuki Matsumoto bagged bronze with a score of 441.4.

Day three at the Asian Games started with 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary winning gold in the men's 10m air pistol event, setting a new record for the category at the Asian Games. Abhishek Verma won bronze in the same event.

The Indian shooters have been on the mark helping India win six out of their eight medals at the Asian Games so far.