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Poor show by Anjali, Avneet

August 14, 2008 10:41 IST

Indian women shooters continued to disappoint at the Beijing Olympics as Anjali Bhagwat and Avneet Kaur Sidhu failed to qualify for the 50m Rifle 3 position event on Thursday morning.

Anjali finished a poor 32nd with a total score of 571 while Avneet placed 42nd of 43 competitors after scoring 552 in the qualifying round at the Beijing Shooting Range.

Li Du of the home nation topped the scoring chart with an Olympic record-equaling performance of 589 points.

Anjali shot a series of 94 and 97 in Prone and followed it up with scores of 93 and 96 in Standing before winding up her campaign with scores of 96 and 95 in Kneeling.

Avneet shot 85, 95 in Prone and 90, 93 in Standing and concluded her challenge with scores of 87 92 and in Kneeling.