Omkar Singh finishes seventh in shooting world cup final

Commonwealth Games gold medalist Omkar Singh finished seventh after he aggregated 681.5 (581+100.5) in men`s 10-metre air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup final in Munich, Germany on Wednesday

Updated: Oct 27, 2010, 22:19 PM IST

New Delhi:Commonwealth Games gold medalist Omkar Singh finished seventh after he aggregated 681.5 (581+100.5) in men`s 10-metre air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup final in Munich, Germany on Wednesday .

Omkar shot a series of 9.6, 9.8, 10.1, 10.7, 10.8, 9.5, 9.4, 10.0, 10.8, 9.8 in the final after finishing 11th in the qualifying.

Italy`s Mauro Badaracchi clinched the gold medal after he shot 687 (587+100), while Rashid Yunusmetov of Kazakhstan bagged the silver with a score of 685.8. Japan`s Tomoyuki Matsuda scored 682.8 to win the bronze medal.

Earlier, Commonwealth Games silver medallist Lajja Gauswami finished 11th after she aggregated 573 in women`s 50-metre rifle 3 position event.

Joydeep Karmakar finished eight in men`s 50-metre rifle prone event with a total of 698.7 (596 + 102.7).

Gauswami scored 196 in prone, 186 in standing and 191 in kneeling position.
USA`s Jamie Beyerle won the gold medal after she shot 690.7 (590 in qualifying and 100.7 in the final), while Serbia`s Lidija Mihalovic clinched the silver with 686.5. Germany`s Sonja Pfeilschifter bagged the bronze medal with a score of 685.9.

In men`s 50-metre rifle prone, Belarus` Sergei Martynov clinched the gold after he shot 703.2, while Norway`s Vebjoern Berg bagged silver with 701.7. Germany`s Henri Junghaenel shot 701.5 to have a bronze-medal finish.

Omkar won gold in 50m pistol (singles) and 10m air pistol (singles and pairs) events in the Commonwealth Games here. He also bagged a silver medal in 50m pistol (pairs) event.

Gauswami, in partnership with world champion Tejaswini Sawant, had clinched silver in 50-metre rifle 3 position event in the Games.

PTI