Shooter Gurpreet Fails To Qualify Rapid Fire Pistol


Rio de Janeiro: India shooter Gurpreet Singh failed to make the final of men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol after finishing seventh in the qualification round at the Rio Games here on Sunday.

Top six in men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol qualify for the final round. Gurpreet, who was placed 10th at the end of first qualifying phase with 289 points, collected a total of 292 points for a total of 581, including 24x, to miss the finals by a whisker. His one bad round of 90 yesterday has cost him a place in the final of the event.