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Asian Games 2018: No medal for India on final day of Shooting

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 26, 2018 12:47 IST

Follow all the live updates from day 8 of shooting in the Asian Games 2018

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12:47 (IST)26 AUG 2018

In no other sport have India won more medals at the Asian Games 2018 than Shooting but India finish the final shooting event by not evening qualifying for the Final. That means that despite winning nine medals in Shooting, none have come in the last two days. That will be a source of frustration and disappointment for India as they look back on the Asian Games. 

Still a tally of nine medals, including four silver and three Bronze is not bad at all. However, there is still plenty of room for improvement and plenty of time for many of the youngsters who won medals like Saurabh Chaudhary, Lakshay Sheoran and Shardul Vihan to grow ahead of the next major event for the Indian shooters.

So that brings an end to Sportskeeda's coverage of Shooting at the Asian Games 2018. Hope you enjoyed it as much as us, be sure to check out Sportskeeda for all the live updates of every event that India are participating in. Goodbye.

12:18 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Here are the final standings after an intense shoot-off.

12:05 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Having missed just one shot in five rounds, Kazakhstan's Vladislav Mukhamediyev takes the top spot. In second is Kuwait, third spot will be decided by a shoot-off between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan as will the final two spots which will be contested by five shooters, who all finished level on 121.

12:03 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Sheeraz Sheikh finishes with 120, Angad Singh with 119 and yet they occupy the joint-10th and joint-14th spot respectively.

12:01 (IST)26 AUG 2018

It is all over for India in the Men's Skeet Qualification as well. Sheeraz Sheikh hit two consecutive perfect rounds to be in contention but a final round of 23 means that he finishes with 120, one shot behind five shooters who are tied for fifth spot.

10:24 (IST)26 AUG 2018

China finish first and second, Thailand are third. Here is the complete standings following the shoot-off ahead  of the finals.

The top six qualify for the finals

10:23 (IST)26 AUG 2018

China finish top but now a shoot-off will determine who qualifies in what place ahead of the Skeet Finals that will take place later today.

10:23 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Neither Indian women makes it through to the skeet finals. Ganemat Sekhon finishes 10th while Rashmi Rathore finishes 12th.

09:31 (IST)26 AUG 2018

The final round of the Women's Skeet Qualification has begun and it is looking increasingly likely that India might not have anyone competing at the Finals later today.

09:21 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Sheeraz Sheikh has missed just three shots but he is currently tied for fifth spot with five other shooters after round four. With just one more round to go, he needs to be perfect to keep his hopes of qualifying for the Men's Skeet Finals alive.

09:17 (IST)26 AUG 2018


Latest Standings in Men's Skeet Qualification

08:47 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Just one round remaining in the qualification for the Women's Skeet Qualification and both the Indian shooters need a perfect 25 to have any chance of making it through to the Finals later today.

08:42 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Sheeraz Sheikh finishes his fourth round with a perfect 25. He now has 97/100 and is still in with a good chance of making it through to the Men's Skeet Finals with a round to go.

08:42 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Finally, the Kazakhstan shooter has missed. But with 99/100, he still leads the pack.

08:34 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Angad Singh had a decent start to day two but such has been the quality of the shooting so far that he has plummeted down the standings.
With one round left, Angad Singh looks to have too much to do to make it through to the Men's Skeet Finals

08:29 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Kazakhstan's Vladislav Mukhamediyev is still perfect after 92 shots. Can he complete four perfect rounds and get one step closer to qualifying for the Men's Skeet Finals.

07:55 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Latest standings in the Women's Skeet Qualification on day two

07:51 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Angad Singh and Sheeraz Sheikh are currently in action. The quality at the top end of the Men's Skeet Qualifications has been incredible. So much so that even after three rounds, there is still a perfect shooter.

07:44 (IST)26 AUG 2018

And the second day of the Men's Skeet Qualifications is underway.

07:43 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Three shooters were level at the top going into day two of the Women's Skeet Qualifications but with a perfect 25 Weng Mei is now the sole leader at the top. India's two shooters hit 22 and 23 in their fourth round and remain in the top ten.

07:31 (IST)26 AUG 2018

The two Chinese shooters lead the way. The two Indian shooters are in joint-eighth and tenth respectively after round four of the Qualification.

07:27 (IST)26 AUG 2018

The accuracy of the Chinese and South Korean shooters has been unreal. Rashmi and Ganemat in serious danger of missing out on qualification for the Women's Skeet Finals which will take place later today.

07:22 (IST)26 AUG 2018

India's Rashmi Rathore and Ganemat Sekhon started the day joint-eighth and have had a good start so far.  Can they finish it off well and complete a good start to the final day of shooting action?

07:04 (IST)26 AUG 2018

All the shooters are slowly getting started in the Women's Qualification day 2.

06:39 (IST)26 AUG 2018

And we are underway on the final day of shooting action at the Asian Games 2018.

06:21 (IST)26 AUG 2018

In the Women's Skeet Qualification after day one, Rashmi Rathore and Ganemat Sekhon are joint-eighth. Angad Singh and Sheeraz Sheikh are joint-ninth in the Men's Skeet Qualification after day one.

06:16 (IST)26 AUG 2018

In case you missed out on the action from day five, here's a round-up: DAY 7 SHOOTING INDIA RESULTS

06:10 (IST)26 AUG 2018

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

06:09 (IST)26 AUG 2018

Four Indian shooters will be action on day 8. Here are the start times.

(6.30 am onwards) - Skeet Day 2, women's qualification - Rashmi Rathore, Ganemat Sekhon

(7.30 am onwards) - Skeet Day 2, men's qualification - Angad Vir Singh Bajwa, Sheeraz Sheikh.

06:04 (IST)26 AUG 2018

India have won 29 medals so far in the Asian Games 2018. Nine of them have come from shooting but on day seven. India didn't manage a single medal. Can they improve that record today and end the shooting events at these Games on a high?

Irrespective of how the day pans out and despite all the disappointments, India have enjoyed a great run in shooting at the Asian Games 2018. Saurabh Chaudhary and Rahi Sarnobat have won GOLD and while the expected gold medal contenders in Manu Bhaker and Heena Sidhu couldn't quite live up to the hype, there were other stars who were unearthed.

It all began when 19-year-old Lakshay Sheoran won Silver on day two. Then 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary went one better on day three as he won GOLD and set the Asian Games Record in the 10m Air Pistol. Although 16-year-old Manu Bhaker didn't win any medal at the Asian Games 2018 she broke the Qualification Asian Games record in the Women's 25m Pistol. Then there was also the 15-year-old Shardul Vihan who took home silver on day five.

Can the four shooters competing in the Men's and Women's Skeet Qualification add to India's medal tally? Join us at 6.30 am IST to find out.
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