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Commonwealth Games 2018: Shooting 50m Rifle Prone Men's Qualification, Chain Singh, Gagan Narang carry India's hopes, Live Updates

The shooting action is scheduled to start at 4:30 am at the Belmont Shooting Centre
Updated: 10 April 2018 05:28 IST - Published: 09 April 2018 23:58 IST
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That's the end of the qualifiers for the 50m rifle event. India's duo of Gagan Narang and Chain Singh put in grand performances, Narang in particular, to qualify for the main draw. 
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Here is the consolidated list of the shooters who have qualified at the end of this qualifier!

James Daly (AUS) - 620.5
Ryan Taylor (NZL) - 619.4
Gagan Narang (IND) - 617.0
Neil Stirton (SCO) - 616.9
Leonard Thomson (SCO) - 614.6
Chain Singh (IND) - 614.2
David Phelps (WAL) - 613.7
Kenneth Parr (ENG) - 612.7


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Wales' David Phelps and England's Kenneth Par finish the qualification list with scores of 613.7 and 612.7 respectively. 

A devastating result for Kenya's Gulraaj Sehmi as he falls agonisingly short with a score of 612.2.
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India's Chain Singh qualifies in 6th place with a score of 614.2.
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Scotland's duo of Neil Stirton and Leonard Thomson book their spot in the next round with returns of 616.9 and 614.6 respectively. 
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Meanwhile, India's Gagan Narang finishes with a score of 617.0 to qualify as the third highest. 
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Ryan Taylor finishes with a strong score of 619.4. Can James Daly beat the score to take the lead?

Yes, he can! Daly impresses with a score of 103.2 to grab top honours with a score of 620.5.
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Gagan Narang manages to keep his place in the top 3 with a score of 103.4 in the fifth round while Chain Singh falls down the order after scoring 102.3 in the round. 
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Meanwhile, a strong show from Australia's James Daly and NZ's Ryan Taylor as they register 103.6 in the fifth round. 
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We are now approaching the final stages of the qualifiers as the shooters are in the sixth round of the competition. 
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Neil Stirton, after a show-stopping performance of 104.7 in the third round returns with just 101.6 in the fourth round.  
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India's Chain Singh returns with a poor score of 100.9 as per his lofty standards while the duo of James Daly and Ryan Taylor finish with 102.3 and 102.0 in the fourth round to add to their tally. 
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The shooters seem to have lost some momentum going into the fourth round, with none of them except India's Gagan Narang crossing the 103-point mark. 
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Ryan Taylor and James Daly return with 103.5 and 103.1 respectively to remain in contention for the top spot. 
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Chain Singh manages to muster 103.1 while Gagan Narang collects 102.3 from the third round. 
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Scotland's Neil Stirton pulls off a surprise entry into the Top 5 with a stunning effort of 104.7 in the third round. 
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As the third and fourth round is taking place, the Indian duo of Gagan Narang and Chain Singh are in the top five. 
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David Phelps and Gulraaj Sehmi miss out on the second round.  
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Australia's James Daly follows up his good show in the first round with a 104.0 attempt on the next. 
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Meanwhile, New Zealand's Ryan Taylor and England's David Binney impress with scores of 103.6 and 103.7. 
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Exception from Gagan Narang! That's some serious precision from Narang as he manages to get into the race with a herculean effort of 104.8. 
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Great returns in the second round for Chain Singh as he takes the lead with a score of 104.2.
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The second and third rounds are now underway.
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New Zealand' Ryan Taylor (103.8) and Kenya's Gulraaj Sehmi (103.7) cap off the top performers from the round. 
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Gagang Narang, on the other hand, has a modest start with a score of 102.5 in the first round. 
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Cananda's Grzegorz Sych in the battle for the lead with a strong 104.2 attempt. 
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India's Chain Singh and Australia's James Daly also start relatively well, registering 104.3 in the first round. 
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Wales' David Phelps starts off on a positive note, shoots 105.0 on his first attempt. 
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The event will see the Indian duo of Gagan Narang and Chain Singh battle it out along with other shooters for a spot in the next round. 
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Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Shooting 50m Rifle Prone Men's Qualification. Stay tuned for updates!
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The fifth day was a very successful one for India. Shooting has been India's second most successful event in the Games after weightlifting. 

Gold medals for India came in Table Tennis, Shooting, and Badminton on Day 5. Weightlifter Pardeep Yadav started Day 5 winning a Silver medal in Weightlifting Men's 105kg category. In shooting, Jitu Rai won Gold in the 10m Air Pistol event. Om Mitharwal won Bronze in the same event. In Badminton, India's Mixed Team won Gold, defeating Malaysia. Indian Men's Table Tennis repeated what their Female colleagues had done a day before by claiming Gold as well. India starting the 6th day with hopes of winning many more medals just as they did yesterday.

Day 6 sees in action Olympic medalist Gagan Narang for the first time along with Chain Singh. They will be representing India in the Men's 50m Prone rifle event. The Qualifiers will take place early in the morning with the Finals coming up later on in the day.