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Rio Olympics 2016, 10m Air Pistol Finals Highlights: Jitu Rai knocked out early

Jigar Mehta and Nikhila Makker August 06, 2016 23:58:16 IST
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Rio Olympics 2016, 10m Air Pistol Finals Highlights: Jitu Rai knocked out early

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Hoang Xuan Vinh of Vietnam edges Felipe Almeida of Brazil to clinch the GOLD!

Aug 07, 2016 - 00:24 (IST)

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Jitu Rai's next and last hope is the 50m Air Pistol event.

Aug 07, 2016 - 00:11 (IST)

Aug 07, 2016 - 00:10 (IST)

Aug 07, 2016 - 00:10 (IST)

Oh dear! Jitu Rai is eliminated. He is the first shooter to be eliminated with a score of 78.7 and 8th position.

Aug 07, 2016 - 00:07 (IST)

Not getting better for Jitu Rai. He shoots a total of 30 in 2nd series of 3 shots. Still placed at the bottom. 

Aug 07, 2016 - 00:05 (IST)

Aug 07, 2016 - 00:04 (IST)

Jitu Rai has a poor start. He is at the bottom of the table with 28.9 after three shots at stage 1.

Preview: Leading medal hope in shooting, army's Jitu Rai, qualified for the men's 10m air pistol by finishing sixth out of 46 competitors in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday.

Rio Olympics 2016 10m Air Pistol Finals Highlights Jitu Rai knocked out early

The other Indian in the fray Gurpreet Singh crashed out finishing 20th with a score of 576.

Jitu fired his way to 580 points with sequence of 96 in the first two series followed by 98, 96, 96 and 98. He shot 22 X.

Italian Guiseppe Giardano shot the same but had 24 X which gave him the fifth position.

China's Pang Wei returned 590, six better than the second placed Jin Jongoh of Korea. The top eight qualified for the finals to be held later on Saturday night at midnight IST.

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