Olympian and Asian Games champion Rahi Sarnobat finished 27th in the event. India still lead the medals table.
Teenager Rhythm Sangwan, in her first senior India outing, gave a good account of herself, bowing out in the semi-finals stage of the women’s 25m pistol competition of the ongoing ISSF World Cup 2022 in Cairo, Egypt.
Rhythm shot a solid rapid fire round of 293 in the morning to qualify for the second semi-final in fourth place with a total score of 582. In the four-woman semi-final however, she scored 14-hits over five 5-shot series rounds as eventual gold medal winner Lamolle Mathilda of France and Monika Karsch of Germany outgunned her with 18 and 20-hits respectively, to make it through to the medal round.
Among the other Indians in the field, Esha Singh finished 11th with a score of 578 in qualification while Olympian and Asian Games champion Rahi Sarnobat finished 27th with a total score of 573.
In the other medal event of the day, Patrik Jany of Slovakia won the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions gold, beating Hungary’s Zalaln Pekler 16-10 in the final.
India still leads the medal tally with two gold and one silver medal won so far.
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