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Tomar, Rajput fail to qualify for 50m Rifle 3P final in Tokyo Olympics; Indian shooters finish without medal

Tomar finished 21st in the qualification while Rajput was placed in 32nd position as Indian shooting team returns without a medal.

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Tokyo Published on: August 02, 2021 11:35 IST
Tomar, Rajput fail to qualify for 50m Rifle 3P final in Tokyo Olympics; Indian shooters finish witho
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Tomar, Rajput fail to qualify for 50m Rifle 3P final in Tokyo Olympics; Indian shooters finish without medal

Indian shooters Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Sanjeev Rajput failed to qualify for the finals of the men's 50m rifle 3 positions event at the Tokyo Olympics here on Monday.

Tomar finished 21st in the qualification while Rajput was placed in 32nd position at the Asaka Shooting Range as the Indian shooting team returned without a medal for the second straight time at the Olympics.

Only the top 8 athletes qualify for the final.

Tomar shot a total of 1167 with 63 inner 10s in the qualification over the stages of kneeling, prone and standing, while Rajput, appearing in his third Olympics, aggregated 1157 with 55 inner 10s.

The cut was made at 1176.

With this, Indian shooters failed to win a medal for a second successive Olympics. 

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