Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shooters Saurabh Chaudhary, Aishwary Pratap top respective categories in Games' team selection trials

Chaudhary, who has booked an Olympic quota place, shot a total of 588 to finish ahead of another Tokyo Games quota place holder Abhishek Varma (585) and Annuraj Singh (579) in the 10m air rifle men and women combined qualification.

Press Trust of India March 18, 2020 19:12:22 IST
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shooters Saurabh Chaudhary, Aishwary Pratap top respective categories in Games' team selection trials

New Delhi: Saurabh Chaudhary and Aishwary Pratap topped the 10m air pistol and 50m rifle 3 positions events respectively in the Olympic team shooting selection trials qualification on Wednesday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Indian shooters Saurabh Chaudhary Aishwary Pratap top respective categories in Games team selection trials

File image of Saurabh Chaudhary. Image Courtesy: Twitter @ISSF_Shooting

Chaudhary, who has booked an Olympic quota place, shot a total of 588 to finish ahead of another Tokyo Games quota place holder Abhishek Varma (585) and Annuraj Singh (579) in the 10m air rifle men and women combined qualification.

Manu Bhaker (574) and Yashaswini Singh Deswal (570), both Olympic quota place holders, were eighth and last respectively in the nine-competitor event.

In the combined men's and women's 50m rifle 3 positions, Aishwary Pratap shot 1178 on aggregate (393 kneeling, 393 prone, 392 standing) to finish ahead of Anjum Moudgil (1174) and Olympic quota place holder Tejaswini Sawant (1170).

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