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Mairaj finishes 4th at Shotgun World Cup Final

Press Trust of India  |  Rome 

India's Mairaj Ahmad Khan finished 4th at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup Final in on Thursday losing a shoot-off against Egypt's Azmy Mehelba in the skeet event.

Mairaj had qualified for the final after scoring 118 in the qualification round. He finished tied 6th place with two other shooters but advanced to the final after a superior score in the shoot-off.


The Indian then shot 14 out of 16 targets in the third place shoot-off whereas Mehelba missed only one target to finish on 15 points. Mairaj had finished a disappointing 9th at the thereby missing out a spot in the final.

He won a silver medal at the World Cup in earlier this year.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, October 13 2016. 21:22 IST
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