Rome: India's Mairaj Ahmad Khan finished 4th at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup Final in Rome on Thursday losing a shoot-off against Egypt's Azmy Mehelba in the skeet event.
File photo of Mairaj Ahmed Khan. Photo: Twitter
Mairaj had qualified for the final after scoring 118 in the qualification round. He finished tied 6th place with two other shooters but advanced to the final after a superior score in the shoot-off.
The Indian then shot 14 out of 16 targets in the third place shoot-off whereas Mehelba missed only one target to finish on 15 points. Mairaj had finished a disappointing 9th at the Rio Olympics thereby missing out a spot in the final.
He won a silver medal at the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro earlier this year.