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Rajput seals Olympics shooting berth with 4th place finish at Asian qualifiers

Last updated on: February 02, 2016 19:25 IST

Sanjeev RajputShooter Sanjeev Rajput secured a spot for this year's Rio Olympics after finishing fourth in the men's 50m three-position rifle event in the Asian qualifiers, at the Karni Singh Shooting Range in Delhi, on Tuesday.

With the qualification, Rajput assured India a 12th Olympics quota in shooting.

Earlier, Omkar Singh, in the men's 10m air pistol, Arti Singh Rao and Sania Sheikh in women's skeet, made it to their respective finals at the qualifiers but failed to qualify for Games, which start on August 5.

Image: Sanjeev Rajput

Source: ANI