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Tokyo Olympics: Anjum Moudgil, Tejaswini Sawant out of finals contention women's 50m 3 positions rifle

The Indian shooters disappointed yet again in the Tokyo Olympics. In the women's 50m 3 positions rifle shooting event, Anjum Moudgil and Tejaswini Sawant failed to qualify for the finals.

Tokyo Olympics: Anjum Moudgil, Tejaswini Sawant out of finals contention women's 50m 3 positions rifle-ayh
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Tokyo, First Published Jul 31, 2021, 4:17 PM IST
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In what was yet another disappointing outing for the Indian shooters in the Tokyo Olympics, the women failed to secure the finals berth in another event. In the 50m 3 positions rifle shooting event, Anjum Moudgil and Tejaswini Sawant were unable to qualify for the finals.

Moudgil shot 390 while kneeling, besides shooting 395 in prone and was placed fifth on the stage. However, she could only score 382 in the final position, as she failed to recover from an eight in her first standing shot. As for Sawant, who was making her Olympic debut, she had a poor outing in kneeling, while she did well in prone, firing 394, and shot 376 in standing.

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Nina Christen of Switzerland won the gold in the finals with a record Olympic score of 463.9. While Yulia Zykova of Russia won the silver, Yulia Karimova of Russia claimed the bronze, as the latter had scored a qualification record of 1,182.

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