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Pooja Khanna and Naresh Sharma Live Score, Rio Paralympics 2016 India, Women's Archery and Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone, Live Updates Online

Naresh Sharma has been eliminated in the qualification round. Pooja Khanna finishes 29th, will face Milena Olszewska in the Round of 32.
Updated: 10 September 2016 20:33 IST - Published: 10 September 2016 16:42 IST
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She will be facing Milena Olszewska of Poland, who finished with 619 points, in the Round of 32.

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Pooja Khanna shoots the final six arrows and scores 39 (9, 8, 7, 7, 5, 3) and takes his tally to 513. Finishes at the 29th position.

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NOTE: The ranking event is held to determine the seedings for the archery competition, the higher an archer finishes in the ranking event, the easier his or her opponent in the first few rounds.

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Iran's Zahra Nemati comes back from nowhere to occupy the third position. Remember, she is the London 2012 gold-medalist!

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31 (9, 8, 5, 5, 4, M) in the penultimate set for Pooja. Drops down to the 30th spot. 

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After 10 sets, Pooja has a total tally of 443 with two 10+Xs.

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Pooja hits the first 10 of the match! A score of 44 (10,9,8,7,5,5) takes Pooja again to the 27th spot.

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3 more rounds left in the Ranking Round! Wu Chunyan of China has now overtaken Ye Jinyan to lead the chart.

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Pooja manages 47 (9, 9, 8, 8, 7, 6) in the 9th set out of a possible 60. Down to 28th now. After a decent start, she faded away with a number of 6s in the second half.

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A 4 and 3 in the eighth set don't help her cause as the 25-year old drops to the 27th spot. She could only manage 37 (9, 8, 7, 6, 4, 3). 

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India has sent a team to each Paralympic Games since 1984. This edition marks the first time in history that an Indian athlete competes in the para-archery event.

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Set 7:

A score of 45 (8, 8, 8, 7, 7, 7) takes him to a total score of 315. POOJA in 21st position now.

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China's Ye Jinyan still leads the charts here at Sambadrome with a total score of 320 and leads 2nd placed Polish international Milena Olszewska by 1 point with six more rounds to come! 

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Archery: Pooja drops one more place to 22nd in the final standings with a score of 44 (9,8,8,7,6,6) and take her total points tally to 270 with 6 more sets still to come! 

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 But the action is not over as Pooja is still in action. 7 more rounds to go!

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The qualification round has finished and Naresh has finished 44th out of 45 shooters.

The qualification round has finished and Naresh has finished 44th out of 45 shooters.

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Veronika Vadovicova of Slovakia is comfortably placed on top of the chart with 636.6.

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Naresh Sharma shoots 102.9 and 101.1 points in his 5th and 6th series respectively.

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This is not an elimination round. After today, the top-ranked player will face the 32nd rank, 2nd ranked against the 31st ranked and henceforth. The round-of-32 is followed by the pre-quarterfinals, quarterfinals, semifinals and the final on 15th of September.

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Archery: Pooja shoots a disappointing 41 (9, 7, 7, 7, 6, 5) in her 5th set. Drops down three places to 21st! A lot of 10s need to come if she wants to finish on the top half of the table.

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Shooting: Naresh Kumar has a slightly better fourth round, shoots 101.4. Takes him to the 44th spot with a total of 454.2.

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Jinyan Ye of China has again moved to the top of the table with 217. Milena is a close second with 216.

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Archery: Pooja drops one spot to 18th in the standings after a score of 45 (9, 9, 7, 7, 7, 6) in his fourth set. That takes her total tally to 185 including one 10+X!

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Shooting: Naresh Kumar Sharma has moved on a total score of 301.1 after three rounds and is in the last position. There is no chance of him qualifying for the final. He has competed at four Paralympic Games from 1996-2012, missing only the 2004 Games in Athens. This is his 5th Games.

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Poland's Milena Olszewska occupies the first spot with 166 points, 26 more than Pooja.

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Nine more rounds to go, all to play for here at Sambadrome!

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Archery: For those who joined late, Pooja qualified a spot in the recurve women’s open competition at the final world qualifier in the Czech Republic in 2016. She is looking good so far currently placed in the 17th position among 32 archers.

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The second round has not been any better for Naresh as he could only manage 101.9. At the moment, he is in the 44th position. 

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Naresh is currently shooting in the second round and he remains at the same position with a total score of 181.8

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A couple of days back, Naresh finished in the last spot of the qualification round in 10m Air Rifle Standings! He needs to buckle up if he wishes to avoid a repeat of that performance

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Shooting: Meanwhile, Naresh has finished with a first round with a score of 100.6. He is second from last.

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Archery: Pooja has dropped to the 17th position  after a score of 43 (9, 8, 8, 7, 6, 5) in the third set and takes her total tally to 140.

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Naresh has now fallen to the 44th position after a 9.6 for the second time.

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Joss Jones of USA is now in the first spot.

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Naresh Kumar Sharma starts off and now he is in the 40th position. A total of 45 shooters are shooting in the Olympic Shooting Centre. 

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Shooting: We are off! Naresh Kumar Sharma is yet to take his first shot. 

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After the second set: 
 
1. Jinyan Ye (China) - 111 
2. Milena Olszewska (Poland) - 111 
3. Lee Hwa Sook (Korea) - 108 
13. Pooja (India) - 97

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Archery: Pooja climbs five places to 13th place after the second set with a score of 48 (X,9,8,8,8,7). That takes her total tally to 97.

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We are around five minutes away from the start of the shooting event as well and India will be hoping that Naresh Sharma delivers. 

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Zahra Nemati is currently third on the table with a tally of 54. Let's see where she goes from here. Zahra clinched the gold in the 2012 edition of the Paralympic Games.

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Pooja trains at Rajiv Gandhi stadium, in Rohtak, the city in which she grew up and where she gained her Masters in Library Sciences from Baba Mastnath University.

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China's Jinyan Ye on top of the table with a score of 57.

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And we are underway!

After the first series of shots (set 1), Pooja currently lies in the 18th spot in the standings with a total score of 47 (9, 8, 8, 8, 7, 7).

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The 25-year old Indian archer, Pooja Khanna will shoot at the target ‘8B’ in the first round.

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This is not a knockout round. But all the matches after the Ranking Round will be knockouts.

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Every archer has to shoot 72 arrows, in groups of six, and the rankings are decided after the culmination of the round. Archer with the maximum number of points is given the Rank 1 and so forth. The top-ranked player will face the 32nd rank, 2nd ranked against the 31st ranked and henceforth. The round-of-32 is followed by the pre-quarterfinals, quarterfinals, semifinals and the final.

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2012 gold-medalist Zahra Nemati has the WR with a score of 657 right now which she achieved last year in Shanghai.

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We have a full day of Archery ranking rounds coming up with the women's recurve being the first event of the day.

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