Commonwealth Games 2018: Women's 10m Air Rifle, Mehuli Ghosh, Apurvi Chandela carry India's hopes

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedApr 09, 2018 07:31 IST

The Qualifying event is currently underway.


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Meanwhile, Mehuli Ghosh (413.7) has also secured a spot in the finals, with a fifth-placed finish.

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However, that does not matter in the end, as we come to the end of the qualification event, with the Indian shooter finishing at the top. Her total score of 423.2 is also a new Commonwealth Games Qualifying  Record!

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Meanwhile Apurvi Chandela's lead at the top has been cut down to ust 6.2 points!

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Neo has moved back into the second position on the table, having scored 93.2 in Round 4 so far.

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Rossiter has put in a good showing in the 4th round, cutting Chandela's lead down to 138.9 points.

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Meanwhile, Mehuli Ghosh drops to the 5th spot.

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Martina Lindsay Veloso has also moved into the fourth spot behind her compatriot Neo.

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And Rossiter has suddenly moved beyond Neo to reclaim the second spot!

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Top 10 spots in Round 4.

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And there's a bit of drama in Round 4! Tessa Neo has suddenly shot into the second position, surpassing Rossiter.

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Chandela now as a massive lead at the top, as we move into Round 2. Her closest competitor, Rossiter is 118.6 points behind her.

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Moving into Round 3, Apurvi Chandela is still topping the charts, having shot a total of 253.1.

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On the other hand, Apurvi Chandela may be in the lead, but she is being closely followed by Victoria Rossiter of Australia, who is 0.8 points behind her.

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It's a close contest between Tessa Neo and Mehuli, who are bot fighting a hard battle for the third spot.

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Meanwhile, Mehuli Ghosh had briefly made it to the top three positions on the table, but has now slipped out, with Tessa Neo of Singapore taking her spot.

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Apurvi Chandela has shot into the lead, early on in the first round, registering high scores. Clearly, her experience is doing her a world of good.

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Hello, and welcome to our coverage of the 10m Women's Air Rifle competition, where India's very own Mehuli Ghosh and Apurvi Chandela are currenty aiming for the top 8 spots, which would hand them a spot in the finals.

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Good morning, all! Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Shooting.

In Women's 10m Air Rifle, the young Mehuli Ghosh and Apurvi Chandela carry India's hopes. After teenager Manu Bhaker's exploits yesterday, the onus is now on Mehuli.

Mehuli, 17, who bagged the medal at the Senior World Cup in March, will be looking to repeat her performance. Apurvi, on the other hand, will look to bring in her experience.

If both can do their part, there is every possibility of them finishing 1-2.
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