Olympics shooting: Manavjit misfires on day one of trap qualifiers
Zeenews logo
        English        
Follwo us on: Facebook Follwo us on: Twiter RSS Mail to us
Thursday, August 07, 2014 
Search
Follwo us on: Facebook Follwo us on: Twiter RSS Mail to us Mail to us Mail to us
  • Gymnastics Artistic
  • Cycling
  • Swimming
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Shooting
  • Boxing
  • Baseball
  • Fencing
  • Hockey
  • Football
  • Table Tennis
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Judo
  • Wrestling
  • Weightlifting
  • Volleyball
  • Rowing

Olympics shooting: Manavjit misfires on day one of trap qualifiers

Last Updated: Sunday, August 05, 2012, 20:30
   Comments 0  




Olympics shooting: Manavjit misfires on day one of trap qualifiersLondon: Indian shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu on Sunday fared dismally and finished 25th out of 34 competitors on day one of the qualification round of the men`s trap event at the Olympic Games and has extremely slim chances of making it to the finals on Monday.

CLICK HERE for Live Coverage»I

At the end of three rounds, Manavjit -- in his third Olympics -- totalled 70 points out of a possible 75 with rounds of 24 24 and 22 at the Royal Artillery Barracks.

The last two rounds, totalling 50 shots, are scheduled for Monday and even if the Indian manages to fire 25 in both the series, it looks unlikely that he would make the cut. Only the top six shooters go through to the medal round.

The 35-year-old from Amritsar started off on a decent note by shooting 24 out of 25 in his first two rounds, but went off the boil in the third to log a poor 22, which saw him slip down the ladder.

Commonwealth Games champion, Michael Diamond of Australia is currently leading the field with a total of 75. He shot 25 in all three series.

As many as five shooters are tied for the second place with a score of 74, while seven shooters shared the third spot with a total of 73 each.

Manavjit has won medals in the past in the Asian and Commonwealth Games, as well as World Championships.

PTI

First Published: Sunday, August 05, 2012, 20:30

Comments

Pages:    

Post your Comments

Name
Place :
Email :
Comments :
 

Most liked Comments



Other News
 
India at Olympics
London Olympics 2012 Hockey: Past players dismayed at India’s Olympic debacle
London Olympics 2012 Hockey: Past players dismayed at India’s Olympic debacle
India's medal hopefuls
Usain Bolt »
Bolt’s rise to fame was as quick as his 100m race
View Slideshow »
Great Olympians
  VIDEOS
FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung Bhutia discusses changing world of football -Part 2

FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung Bhutia discusses changing world of football -Part 2

FIFA World Cup 2014: Baichung Bhutia discusses changing world of football
 
India tea strikes `gold` at London Olympics Village
India tea strikes `gold` at London Olympics Village
More Soft News »
Olympics Controversies
Outrage over sexualized footage of female athletes
Outrage over sexualized footage of female athletes
US TV network NBC has released a controversial video called Bodi ...
 
Olympics records
List of Olympic Records
 
 
 
 
Copyright © Zee Media Corporation Ltd . All rights reserved