Anjali, Avneet fail to qualify in women’s 10 metre air rifle

August 9th, 2008 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS  


Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Indian shooters Anjali Bhagwat and Avneet Kaur Sidhu failed to qualify for the final round in the Women’s 10 metre air rifle event at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall here Saturday. Anjali finished 29th with a score of 393 (99, 99, 97, 98) while Avneet Kaur Sidhu was further down 10 places shooting a poor 389 (98, 100, 96, 95).

Emmons Katerina of Czech Republic shot a world record equalling 400 to top the qualification round. Lioubov Galnika of Russia and Snjezana Pejcic of Croartia were sceond and third with an identical score of 399.

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