Rio Olympics 2016: Heena Sidhu crashes out of Women's 10m air pistol event

Indian shooter Heena Sidhu will look to bag a surprise medal in Women's 10m air pistol event.

File photo of Heena Sidhu. AFP

Rio de Janeiro: Indian shooters disappointing run at the Rio Olympics Games continued with Heena Sindhu crashing out of the 10m Air Pistol Women's Qualification round in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.

Heena was way behind the leaders in the qualifying round, finishing on 14th position in the field of 44 shooters.

26-year-old 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games silver medallist shot an overall 380, which included 13x.

Russia's Vitalina Batsarashkina topped the qualification round with a score of 390 points, including 14x.

The 26-year-old Heena will now try to make amends when she competes in 25m pistol schedule to be held on 9 August.

Updated Date: Aug 08, 2016 04:09 AM

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