London Olympics Shooting:Rahi, Annu fail to make the final of 25m pistol event

Zeenews Sports Bureau

London: Rahi Sarnobat finished at 19th while Annu Raj Singh at 30th in the women’s 25m pistol rapid fire event.

Sarnobat did better in precision shooting as she stood 11th with a score of 291, the series being 97, 98 and 96.

She, however, finished a dismal 28th in rapid stage with a score of 288 (96, 96, 96).

She collected a total of 579 points with an average of 9.650 to finish 19th in the 39-markswomen field. Only top eight shooters qualify for the final round.

Annu Raj finished 27th in both precision and rapid to end her campaign with 575 points. She shot 286 in precision with a series of 96, 94 and 96. She shot 289 in rapid stage with 96, 96 and 97 being her series. She had an average of 9.583.

Kim Jangmi of South Korea topped the qualification round with a new Olympic record of 591 points -- 298 in precision and 293 in rapid stage -- and average of 9.850.

With PTI inputs

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