Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Women’s 10m air rifle: India fails to qualify for final round at Tokyo Olympics

In the Women’s 10m air rifle qualification event, India failed to qualify for the final round at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Jeanette Hegg Duestad of Norway shot the highest 632.9 and set the new Olympic Qualification at the Asaka Shooting Range. With cut off at 628.5, the current World No.1 Elavenil Valarivan was placed at the 16th spot. She could manage 626.5.  It was her first Olympics. Former World No.1 Apurvi  Chandela finished at 36th place in her qualification round. She could manage only a 621.9 today.

 

There were 56 shooters in qualifying round. Only Eight could qualify for final of Women’s 10m air rifle. The ’60-shot’ qualification round has made its Olympic debut in Tokyo Olympics. In the earlier editions, the ’40-shot’ qualification round was in place to decide the 8 finalists in the women’s 10m air rifle event. The ISSF made this altercation in the year 2018 to promote gender equality.

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