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Asiad: Indian shooters struggle in skeet event

November 23, 2010 15:02 IST

Indian shooters will have a tough task at hand to finish on the podium after all three of them ended day one of the qualification round at the middle of the points table in the Asian Games.

Mairaj Ahmad Khan was placed 15th, followed closely by compatriots Allan Daniel Peoples on 16th and Smit Singh on 18th -- all three of them with same 46 points -- with one more day to go tomorrow. Three more rounds will be played on Wednesday.

The India trio were at fifth with 138 (46+46+46) points in the skeet team event.

In the women's individual skeet event, Arti Rao Singh crashed out after finishing eighth in the qualification round with a score of 65. Only the top six advanced to the final round.

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