Vijay Kumar fails to qualify for final round of CWG

Glasgow: Olympic silver medallist marksman Vijay Kumar on Tuesday made a shock exit in the qualification round of the men`s 25m rapid fire pistol event of the 20th Commonwealth Games after finishing seventh here.

Vijay shot a total of 555 points in the two qualification rounds to finish seventh and miss out on a place in the final round. The top six in the qualification round qualify for the final round.

Another Indian in fray, Harpreet Singh topped the qualification stage with a total of 573 points with 14 hits at the bulls eye followed by Australian duo of Bruce Quick (572) and David J Chapman (568).

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