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Shooters Rahi, Annu out of 25m pistol event

August 01, 2012 19:12 IST

India's women shooters continue to disappoint as Rahi Sarnobat and Annu Raj Singh failed to qualify for the final round of the women's 25m pistol event after finishing 19th and 30th in the qualification at the London Olympics, on Wednesday.

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Sarnobat did better in precision shooting as finished 11th with a score of 291, the series being 97, 98 and 96. She, however, finished a dismal 28th in rapid stage with a score of 288 (96, 96, 96).

She collected a total of 579 points with an average of 9.650 to finish 19th in the 39-markswomen field. Only top eight shooters qualify for the final round.

Annu Raj finished 27th in both precision and rapid to end her campaign with 575 points. She shot 286 in precision with a series of 96, 94 and 96. She shot 289 in rapid stage with 96, 96 and 97 being her series. She had an average of 9.583.

Kim Jangmi of South Korea topped the qualification round with a new Olympic record of 591 points -- 298 in precision and 293 in rapid stage -- and average of 9.850.

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