ISSF Shotgun World Cup: Skeet shooters aim to ensure the Olympic mooring

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After men and women failed to qualify for the finals in traps and mixed traps, it is up to Indian skeet shooters to take a step towards the Olympic quota in the Acapulco World Cup, Mexico.

The Indian shooters Rashmi Rathore, Maheshwari Chauhan and Simranpreet Kaur Johal will be the first in action in the shooting range of three days.

They will be followed by the men, Angad Vir Singh Bajwa, the Olympic Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Sheeraz Sheikh.

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The trap shooters were right to compete hard in the high score competition. Olympian Kynan Chenai threw 123 out of 125 and missed the final in the play-off. Prithviraj Tondaiman shot at 121.

In the women's event, Shagun Chowdhary had a strong climax, pulling 49 out of 50 the second day, and lost the final by three points after shooting 116 out of 125.

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In the mixed trap, Rajeshwari Kumari (74) and Kynan Chenai (72) shot 146 out of 150 and lost the final by one point.

The Indian shooters have won three Olympic odds for the Tokyo 2020 Games through the World Championship scorers Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela in Korea last year, apart from the shooter Saurabh Chaudhary in the World Cup recently scheduled at home.

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