India`s trap shooters fail to advance to next stage

Updated: Apr 18, 2013, 19:31 PM IST

Al Ain: Indian shooters failed to qualify for the semifinals of the men`s trap event in the ISSF Shotgun World Cup after all of them figured outside the top-6, with Mansher Singh finishing 10th in the qualifiers, here on Thursday.

After his impressive display yesterday, Mansher could manage 24 24 23 to add to his first day`s scores of 25 25, which gave him a total of 121.

Italy`s Giovanni Pellielo fired in a world record equalling 125 over five rounds to top the qualifying in the year`s second shotgun world cup.

Manavjit Singh Sandhu, with a total of 118, finished 25th, while Zoravar Singh Sandhu was further down at the 29th position with a score of 118.

The top-6 shooters advance to the second stage of the tournament, which is the semifinals.