Rio Paralympics 2016: Naresh Kumar Sharma fails to advance after finishing 40th in shooting event

India's Naresh Kumar Sharma finished 40th and failed to reach the final of the Mixed R6 50 metres Rifle Prone-SH1 at the Rio Paralympics.

IANS September 15, 2016 11:58:58 IST
Rio Paralympics 2016: Naresh Kumar Sharma fails to advance after finishing 40th in shooting event

Rio de Janeiro: India's Naresh Kumar Sharma finished 40th and failed to reach the final of the Mixed R6 50 metres Rifle Prone-SH1 at the Rio Paralympics at Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.

Naresh, competing in his fourth event at Rio, scored 591.00 points in total to finish 40th out of 42 competitors.

He started with 97.7 in the first series before posting scores of 98.3, 99.1 and 96.9 in the rest of the three series respectively.

Great Britain's Matt Skelhon (622.5 points), Sultan Alaryani (619.5) and Jin Ho Park (618.5) of South Korea gained the top three places in the qualifying campaign.

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