Asian Games 2018: No medals for India on day 7 in shooting

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 25, 2018 13:13 IST

Follow all the live updates from day 7 of shooting.


13:13 (IST)25 AUG 2018

It was a forgettable day for India in Shooting. After plenty of medals in the first six days, India ended day seven without a medal. In the Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol, India's Shivam Shukla and Anish Bhanwala did not even qualify for the final. 

In the Men's and Women's Skeet Qualification, India had a mixed bag. While the two men shot well, they are joint-ninth while the two women shooters are joint-eighth despite shooting just 68/75. In the last two shooting events of the Asian Games tomorrow, India will be hoping for a change of fortunes. Join us again on Sunday for day 8 to see if India can end with a medal or two. Until then, goodbye.

13:08 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Day 7, Indian shooters round up -

Women's Skeet Qualification after day one

Joint-eighth - Rashmi Rathore (68/75)
Joint-eighth - Ganemat Sekhon (68/75)

Men's Skeet Qualification after day one

Joint-ninth - Angad Singh (72/75)
Joint-ninth - Sheeraz Sheikh (72/75)

Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Finals

Shivam Shukla - Did not qualify
Anish Bhanwala - Did not qualify

12:46 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Men's Skeet Qualification standings after day one

12:43 (IST)25 AUG 2018

That is not a bad score at all but two shooters haven't missed yet and a few others have barely missed, which is why the Indian duo are joint-ninth in the standings with three other shooters.

12:41 (IST)25 AUG 2018

And we are done on day one of the Men's Skeet Qualifications. Angad Singh and Sheeraz Sheikh both finish with 72/75. 

11:33 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Day one of the Women's Skeet Qualifications, Rashmi Rathore & Ganemat Sekhon are still level and are in the top ten.
Latest standings in the Women's Skeet Qualification

11:31 (IST)25 AUG 2018

All eyes will be on the four Indians in the Men's and Women's Skeet to see if India can end the Shooting events at the Asian Games with a medal.

11:14 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Courtesy of that result, India will have no medals in shooting on day 7. Both the Men's and Women's Skeet are Qualification with the medal round to be held on Sunday (August 26).

10:54 (IST)25 AUG 2018

25m Rapid Fire Pistol Finalists

10:54 (IST)25 AUG 2018

South Korea's Junhong Kim, who started the day top finishes it with a Asian Games Qualification Record and is through to the final along with two shooters apiece from China and Vietnam while there is one shooter from Indonesia.

10:52 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Anish Bhanwala started stage two in third but finished ninth while Shivam Shukla, who started joint-10th finished in 11th spot.

10:50 (IST)25 AUG 2018

And it's official. Anish Bhanwala and Shivam Shukla have failed to qualify for 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Final.

10:48 (IST)25 AUG 2018

India have won six GOLD and 25 medals in total. Here is where India stand in the Asian Games 2018 Medals Tally.

10:42 (IST)25 AUG 2018

After first 2 rounds, Skeet Qualifications Men:

Angad Singh - 49/50 (7th); Sheeraz Sheikh - 47/50

After first 2 rounds, Skeet Qualifications Women:

Rashmi Rathore - 46/50 (joint-sixth); Ganemat Sekhon - 46/50 (joint-sixth)

10:39 (IST)25 AUG 2018

After the first 2 rounds of Skeet qualifications, the Indian men have fared better than the women but there is still a long way to go before either one makes it through to the Skeet finals.

10:25 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Men's Skeet Qualifications Leader board after two rounds

10:25 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Despite a score of 49, Angad is tied for fifth spot. That is because four shooters have been perfect so far.

09:51 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Angad Singh scores a perfect 25 in his second round in the men's skeet qualification and is ensuring that he is keeping pace with the leaders. He now has 49/50.

09:43 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Standings in the Women's Skeet Qualification after two rounds

09:18 (IST)25 AUG 2018

After the second round of women's skeet qualification, both Rashmi & Ganemat are on 46. While the latter shot 24 out of 25 in the second series, Rashmi managed just 22 after a good start. They are joint-sixth, three behind the leading trio who have 49.

08:32 (IST)25 AUG 2018

And the second series in the women's Skeet Qualification is underway and both Indian shooters will be looking for a strong outing to close the gap on the leaders.

08:16 (IST)25 AUG 2018

In the Women's Skeet Qualification, India’s Sekhon Ganemat manages just 22 in the first series, which leaves her in 10th. With 24, Rashmi Rathore is in fifth.

08:15 (IST)25 AUG 2018

At the end of the first series, both Indian shooters have shot 24 and that means that they are just one behind the leaders.

08:14 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol standings ahead of Qualification 2

08:07 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Sheeraz Sheikh had to wait a while before his turn came but so far he has been sensational. He has hit all 17 shots so far and if he shoots a perfect 25, he will go joint top with a bunch of other shooters.

08:05 (IST)25 AUG 2018

So far, three shooters have shot a perfect 25 after the first round of shots in the Men's Skeet Qualification. And just below them is Angad Singh, who missed just one.

07:43 (IST)25 AUG 2018

After the first 25 shots, Angad Singh has missed just one. With 24, he is currently joint-second with two other shooters in the Men's Skeet Qualification.

07:32 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol, Qualification 2 has begun as well. After Stage 1, Anish Bhanwala is third while Shivam Shukla is joint-10th.

07:28 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Angad Singh has got off to a great start.

07:27 (IST)25 AUG 2018

The Men's Skeet Qualification round has also begun. That will feature two Indians in Angad Singh, Sheeraz Sheikh.

07:15 (IST)25 AUG 2018

While Ganemat is yet to start her qualification, Rashmi Rathore has got off to a great start so far. She is joint-second and just one shot behind the leader after 25 shots.

07:11 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Women's Skeet Qualification standings after 25 shots

07:01 (IST)25 AUG 2018

After 25 shots, Rashmi has missed just one. An impressive tally of 24 puts her tentatively in second.

06:52 (IST)25 AUG 2018

India's Rashmi Rathore and Ganemat Sekhon are in action but it is the former's squad that has started off the action for the day.

06:50 (IST)25 AUG 2018

And we are underway in the Women's Skeet Qualification round.

06:49 (IST)25 AUG 2018

In case you missed out on the action from day five, here's a round-up: DAY 6 SHOOTING INDIA RESULTS

06:49 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda coverage of the shooting events on day seven of the Asian Games 2018.

06:48 (IST)25 AUG 2018

Six Indian shooters will be in action today. Here are the tentative start times for their events.

Women's Skeet, Qualification - Rashmi Rathore, Ganemat Sekhon from 6.45 am

Men's Skeet, Qualification - Angad Singh, Sheeraz Sheikh from 7.00 am

Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol, Qualification 2- Shivam Shukla, Anish from 7.30 am [Final @ 1:30 pm]

06:46 (IST)25 AUG 2018

India have been enjoying a very good run at shooting at the Asian Games 2018. At no other sport have India won more medals. Of the 25 medals won by India, more than one-third have come in shooting and in no other sport have they won more medals.

So far, Saurabh Chaudhary and Rahi Sarnobat have won GOLD. There have also been four Silver and two Bronze medals. While there has been plenty of reasons for India to celebrate not everything has gone according to plan for India.

On the back of her impressive performances in the Commonwealth Games earlier this year, Manu Bhaker was expected to pick up at least a medal or two but she didn't. Heena Sidhu was on course for at least Silver on day 6 but even she crumbled under pressure and it will be interesting to see if India have finish shooting the way they started it at these Games.

On day seven, India will be looking to secure a medal or two thanks to Shivam Shukla and Anish in the Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol and also progress through to the final of the Men's and Women's Skeet as well.
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