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Rio Olympics 2016, India Shooting: Gagan Narang & Chain Singh, Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions live updates online

Qualification process - Three sets of 40 shots each with one shot carrying maximum 10 points. Shots will be taken in three positions - kneeling, prone and standing. Top 8 qualify for final. Gagan Narang position - 33rd Chain Singh position - 23rd
Updated: 14 August 2016 20:25 IST - Published: 14 August 2016 16:52 IST
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We will be back with the update for the finals and medal winners. 

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Indian fans can take a lot of heart from this performance from the shooters. We have come terribly close to winning medals but have lacked the clinical ability. 

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India's 2016 Rio Olympics shooting bid is over here and we will be returning home with no medals. This has to be a huge disappointment. Probably the biggest in recent times. 

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Chain Singh position at the moment - 23rd 
This is really heart-wrenching stuff. 

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Chain Singh finishes his last round with 95/100 and a total score of 1169/1200

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Chain finished on 1169 while the 8th placed shooter scored 1174. 5 points, that is all.

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This has been another disappointing day of shooting. It is the same story again, not being able to perform in the final round.

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Gagan Narang has finished with a score of 1162 and sits on 33rd position. 

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IT IS OFFICIALLY OVER!!! Chain Singh is out and India will finish with no medals in shooting at Rio 2016

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Chain Singh slips down further and moves to 22nd position. This has been a shocking fall after such a strong position. Chain Singh must be gutted. 

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He has four shots remaining and Chain cannot qualify even if he hits 4 10s, at least that is what it looks like. 

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The top 8 at the moment:
Kamenskiy - 1184
Brodmeier - 1177
Bryhn - 1177
Zhu - 1176
Raynaud - 1176
Vlasov - 1176
Link - 1174
Campriani - 1174

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NOOOOOOOO!!!! Chain Singh shoots an 8 and slips down to 21 position. I hate to be a prophet of doom but Chain is almost as good as out. 

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He is on 1123 with five shots remaining. His score can maximum be 1173. Would that be enough for Chain Singh,? Do not think so 

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Chain Singh shoots a 9 and is 39/40 from the final round of Standing. He needs six 10s. Still would depend on others. 

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The sixth placed shooter has scored 1174/1200. Looks unlikely now. 

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Andre Link of Germany now sits in 8th spot! 1174 at the moment and he is ahead of Italy's Campriani.

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Two 10s to begin the last round and 20/20 for Chain Singh here. He is in 14th position. 

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The top six shooters have finished their rounds so far. Fedor in 6th place has a score of 1176.

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He is on 1074/100 and a 100 would take him to 1174. Still looks tough. Chain Singh needs a 100 and nothing else. 

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1057 so far for Lochbihler. The Swiss shooter is in 8th place and has sore 78 out of 80 in his third round from the standing position.

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Campriani now falls to 9th! The final position is held by Lochbihler of Switzerland

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He finishes his third round on 96/100 and is now in 16th position. The qualification looks highly unlikely for the Indian barring a 100 in the last round. 

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Shoots a 10 to take his score to 87/90 from the third round. He needs to get 10s and nothing else. Chain Singh is India's last hope of getting a medal in shooting.

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Campriani of Italy moves back into 8th

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A 9 from GORSA in his second last shot and he falls to 10th!

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BETTER from Chain and another 10 takes him to 58/60 for the round. BUT NOOOOOOOO!!! He shoots poorly and now is 77/80 in the third. 15th position for Chain Singh.

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Petar Gorsa is in 8th place and has a score of 1156 so far.

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The top three have finished taking their shots. Kamenskiy, Brodmeier and Bryhn are going into the finals.

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Gets a 10 to make it a little better. Still in 13th spot though. This is the business end and he needs to bring in his A game or shall I say the Prone Game. 

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Not good from Chain Singh as he scores 19/20 in the next two and it slips him down to 15th position. 

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And just like that De Nicolo falls to 4th due to a 9!

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There are 17 shots left and he should get at least 13 10s and rest 9s to have a chance of making it to the finals. 

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De Nicolo of Italy is doing well in this set. 96-94 out of 200. Pretty good, the Italian sits in second place at the moment.

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Chain misses the bulls eye and gets only a 9 in the next shot. He is on to the 12th position now. 

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BOOM!!!! Another 10 from Chain Singh and he goes up to 11th position. This is getting nervy friends. Hold on to your horses. 

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Chain Singh is in 12th spot at the moment and has 19 shots remaining. He needs to score 180+/190

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BOOM!!! 10 to start the third round for Chain Singh and he needs a lot more of them. 

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The top 8 shooters:
Kamenskiy - 1184
De Nicolo  - 952 (still shooting)
Brodmeier - 1177
Bryhn  - 1177
Campriani - 1039 (still shooting)
Qinan Zhu - 1176
Raynaud - 1176
Fedor - 1156 (still shooting)

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Chain is taking his time here with the last shot of the second round and he gets a 10!!! Good stuff. He is in 12th position now. 

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Chain Singh is in 12th position now. 

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Alexis Raynaud of France also finishes on 1176. He is in 6th! 


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Remember folks, if Chain himself does not shoot that well, others' shot affect his ranking too. He is up to 13th now. 

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Qinan Zhu also finishes his round. 1176 for the Chinese shooter and he is 6th just below Bryhn of Norway and Fedor of Russia.

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Chain needs a 10 in the last shot to remain in the fray for a finals spot. Can he do it?

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NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! A series of poor shots and CHain is on 84/90. It pushes him down to 15th position. COME ON Chain. 

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Poor from Chain to follow that up with a 9 and he moves to 66/70 in the second series of Standing round. 9th position. Chain needs to step up.

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Daniel Brodmeier finishes his round of shooting and it will be a tough wait for him. 1177 for the German and he now sits in 5th.

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10 in the next shot and Chain is immediately into 8th position. You see the effect of a 10?? Chain needs more of these here. 

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So if he shoots slightly better, the qualification spot will be his.