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Commonwealth Games 2018, Shooting: Women's Skeet, Saniya Shaikh, Maheshwari Chauhan carry India's hopes

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Updated: 08 April 2018 07:29 IST - Published: 07 April 2018 22:24 IST
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Stay tuned for Round 3.
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With this, we come to the end of Round 2! This has not been a good round for the Indian shooters, as Maheshwari Chauhan has dropped 5 spots to 8th, while Saniya Sheikh droppe one spot to third.
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Aislin Jones shoots herself to 25 on Round 2, which takes her to the second rank. Meanwhile, Saniya Sheikh moves to the 3rd spot, and Chauhan drops to 8th.
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Aislin Jones had moved up to the second spot, but Saniya Sheikh shot another good score to take herself back to #2. Both Jones and Chole Tipple have taken the third and fourth positions, while Maheshwari Chauhan has dropped out of the top 6 spots.

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Eleftheriou of Cyprus and Amber of Hill of England Alexandra Skeggs have shot high scores in Round 2. However, Andreou and sheikh are still in the lead, with 31 points each.
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Welcome back, as we get the action underway for the second round of the Women's Skeet event...

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With this, we come to the end of the first round of the Women's skeet qualification event. Andreou and Sheikh are in the lead, while Chauhan is on third.
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Round 1 standings
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Maheshwari Chauhan surges into third now, just 1 point behind Andreou and Sheikh, who are both on 23.
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Andreou also shoots a 4-pointer and draws level with Saniya!
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Saniya takes the lead, as she shoots into 23!
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Its a close shave at the top of the charts right now. Four shooters -- Panagiota Andreou (Cyp), Maheshwari Chauhan (Ind), Andri Eleftheriou (Cyp) are all tied on 19points at the top.
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We now have 2 Indian shooters in the top 3 positions in this qualification match!
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But Saniya suddenly shoots herself into the lead, as she surges to 17!
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She has already shot 14, taking the third spot in the first round.
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The first round is currently underway, and Maheshwari Chauhan has put herself in a good position to progress to the Finals of the event.
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Hello, and welcome to our live coverage of the Women's skeet qualification event at he Commonwealth Games. India's Saniya Sheikh and Maheshwari Chauhan are set to take part in this event. There are a total of 11 shooters, out of whom only 6 will qualify!
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Day 4 brings to us the sporting event of shooting for the first time. India has sent a strong contingent to the Gold Coast and is fully expected to challenge for a lot of medals. The fourth Day at CWG brings four events. Three of those- Women's 10m Air Pistol, Women's Skeet, and Men's 10m Air Rifle will be decided on Day 4 itself. Skeet is an event in which clay targets are thrown mechanically in the air from two fixed stations, which the shooters then try to shoot down. India will be represented in Women's Skeet by Saniya Sheikh and Maheshwari Chauhan. Sheikh, a UP born shooter has taken part in Moscow World Championships in 2017. Right-handed shooter Maheshwari Chauhan was at the Moscow Championships as well.
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