Selection Trials: Rahi Sarnobat dominates 25m Pistol

Selection Trials: Rahi Sarnobat dominates 25m Pistol

  
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Rahi Sarnobat

Asian Games champion Rahi Sarnobat continued her impressive run as she won the women’s 25m pistol (T2) title for the second day in a row at the ongoing Selection Trials in New Delhi.

Maharashtra’s Rahi shot a score of 38 in the finals, bettering her 36, shot a day earlier. Rahi’s fellow Olympic quota holder Chinky Yadavof Madhya Pradesh also bettered her finals score of 34 on Wednesday, to shoot 37, but still fell short of the seasoned Rahi.

Olympian Annu Raj Singh of Air India was third with 29.

Manu Bhaker of Haryana, who finished 3rd in the first trial (T1), topped the qualification with an impressive 590 but finished 4th with 25.

The Results:

Women’s 25m Pistol: 1. Rahi Sarnobat (Maharashtra) 38 (582); 2. Chiki Yadav (Madhya Pradesh) 37 (584); 3. Annu Raj Singh (Air India) 29 (575).

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