Rahi narrowly misses World Cup bronze in women’s 25m Pistol


CHAGWON (South Korea), April 23: Shooter Rahi Sarnobat narrowly missed out on a bronze medal after finishing fourth in the women’s 25 metre Pistol event at the second ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun stage on Monday.
Rahi shot a table topping 588 out of 600 in the qualification round but finished just outside the medals in the eight-woman final.
Rahi recorded 26 hits out of the first 40 shots in the 50-shot final to finish one behind eventual bronze medallist Yushi Yao of China. Australia’s Elena Galiabovitch won gold beating silver medallist Yuemei Lin of China in a shoot-off 3-2, after both had tied with 34 hits apiece after the 10 series of five shots each.
India’s Heena Sidhu finished 37th out of 92 shooters with a qualifying round score of 575 while Annu Raj Singh ended in the 41st spot with a score of 573. (Agencies)