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Heena Sidhu finishes eighth in Munich

May 29, 2013 20:35 IST

Olympian Heena Sidhu produced a creditable performance but that was not good enough to help the Indian win a medal in the Women's 10-meter Air Pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Munich.

Heena dropped out of the match at the first elimination, after the eighth final shot, with a score of 76.1 points.

Heena SidhuThe 23-old-year finished at the bottom after making it to the final round.

None of the Indian shooters have so far managed to win a medal in the tournament.

Viktoria Chaika of Belarus clinched the gold medal with 199.6 points.

Malaysia's first time finalist Cheah Lee Yean Joseline won the silver with a total of 197.8, while Dorjsuren of Germany bagged the bronze after firing 175.1.

Photograph: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

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