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Commonwealth Games 2018: Shooting, Men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Qualification, Chain Singh, Sanjeev Rajput carry India's hopes

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 14, 2018 07:35 IST

The event is underway.


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Sanjeev Rajput finishes with a Qualification Games Record of 1180-58x

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The qualification has ended with Indian duo of Sanjeev Rajput and Chain Singh finishing at the top two positions.

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The two Indians are in the lead at the moment, with Sanjeev Rajput ahead of the rest of the pack, while Chain Singh follows close behind.

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Take a bow, Sanjeev Rajput! He scores 98 on his final attempt to take his overall tally to 1180!

He now holds the record for the highest points in the men's 50m Rifle 3 position event! 

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Dean Bale is now back in the contest with a 95-point attempt on his penultimate try. 

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Sanjeev Rajput now in his final attempt. He needs 87 points to pen his name down as the new record holder for the highest score in the Games! Can he do it?

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Englishman Kenneth Parr puts on a good display as he registers 96 points on his third attempt. 

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Sanjeev Rajput can do no wrong today. Yet another strong show of 98 points in his penultimate attempt!

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Meanwhile, Canada's Grzegorz Sych starts with 93 points on his first attempt. 

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Chain Singh finishes off his qualifiers with a total score of 1166 (389- Kneeling, 398- Prone, 379- Standing). 

He equals compatriot Gagan Narang's Commonwealth Games record, which was set in 2010. 

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A cat and mouse game ensuing as Sanjeev Rajput, Dean Bale and Kenneth Parr are currently having a go at their third attempt. 

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Keneth Parr manages to score 93 on his second attempt as well. 

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Sanjeev Rajput continues to shine with a 98-point effort on his second try and is comfortably in the lead!

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Chain Singh picks up 95 points from his third try and is now midway through his final attempt! 

Not sure if he's booked an early table for breakfast today!

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England's Dean Bale makes a strong comeback with a 97-point effort on his second try. 

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Sanjeev Rajput continues his purple patch! Scores 96 on his first try at the last round!

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Bale starts off with 91 points on his first go. 

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In the meantime, Chain Singh has bettered his first attempt score with a 96-point effort in his second try!

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Parr too starts off with an identical score of 93. 

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Modest start for Chain Singh, finishes off with 93 points from his first attempt. 

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Keneth Parr and Chain Singh are now having their first go at the final segment. 

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The final round has now begun. 

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The two Indians, Sanjeev Rajput and Chain Singh have put on an extraordinary show so far and occupy the top two positions. How will they fare in the last round? Stay tuned!

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Here are the results, at the end of the second segment! 

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A good finish for Dean Bale as he scores a perfect 100 on his final attempt.

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Dean Bale is the last competitor in the round and will have to bounce back after his below par show of 94 points in the third round. 

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Misses out by just a whisker! 99 points on his last attempt to take the tally to 399 from the round! 

What a staggering attempt from Sanjeev Rajput as he is now firmly in the lead!

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Now a third hundred! Can he make it four in a row to cap off the perfect round for him?

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Meanwhile, Sanjeev Rajput has just scored his second 100 in a row!

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Parr finishes off his prone attempts with three 100s and one 98 to accumulate a total of 398 from this segment. 

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So does Canada's Sych, who finishes with a total of 368 in the prone round with a score of 96 on his fourth attempt. 

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Chain Singh finishes off his prone shooting round with a perfect score of 100 in his fourth attempt!

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Bale, on his second attempt registers 99 points. 

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Sanjeev Rajput is the latest shooter to enter the 100-point club in his first attempt.

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Chain Singh seems to be in some hurry but in fine form as well, scores 99 on his third attempt as well. 

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Grzegorz Sych meanwhile scores 98 on his second and third attempt. 

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Keneth Parr continues his golden run as he scores yet another 100. 

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Chain Singh has completed his second attempt, a fruitful one as he returns with 99 points. 

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Dean Bale joins the 100-point club on his first attempt!

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Keneth Parr, too scores a perfect score of 100!

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Canada's Sych falls one point short of Singh as he starts off commendably well with a score of 99. 

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Perfect start for Chain Singh! Scores a 100 on his first attempt. 

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We now move into the prone round of the qualifiers. 

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Here are the leaders at the end of the first segment of this qualification. 

Dean Bale (ENG) - 392

Sanjeev Rajput (IND) - 391

Chain Singh (IND) - 389

Keneth Parr (ENG) - 388

Grzegorz Sych (CAN) - 386

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He's something special, is Sanjeev Rajput! A 98-point attempt sees him retaining his second place with a total of 391!

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As we speak, Sanjeev Rajput is completing the fourth round. 

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Canada's Sych in fifth place with scores of 98, 94, 97, 97. 
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