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Rio Olympics 2016, India Shooting: Mairaj Ahmad Khan, Men’s Skeet qualifying day 2 live updates online

Each shooter will have 50 shots to increase their score from the first day of qualifying. Mairaj Ahmad Khan position: 9th
Updated: 14 August 2016 00:16 IST - Published: 13 August 2016 17:29 IST
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Final medal winners:

1. Gabriele Rossetti (Italy) - GOLD
2. Marcus Svensson (Sweden) - SILVER
3. Abdullah Alrashidi (IOA) - BRONZE

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We will be back with updates from the semis and finals of the skeet event from 11:30 PM IST.

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We still have Gagan Narang and Chain Singh in the last competition for the shooting events, The 50m Rifle 3 positions tomorrow but it has been a disappointing showing by the Indian contingent so far. 

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That is all for the Indian shooters today. Mairaj did falter in the shoot off and finished 9th. He was one of the first shooters eliminated from this round, extremely disappointing.

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That was extremely tough on Mairaj. All the hype and expectation of making it into the final. Gone in a few seconds. Yet again we lose out in the last step. Not a good day, again!

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NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Mairaj has missed and he has slipped down to 10th 

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Hansen in 5th right now as he has scored and moves to 122. 

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WE ARE UNDERWAY !!!!!

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Here are the last scores of the shooters playing in shoot-off: 

Gabriele (25)
Anthony (25)
Khan (24)
Delaunay (24)
Hansen (23)

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The shooters are getting ready!

The shooters are getting ready!

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We can understand how anxious viewers might be but patience is the need of the hour. 

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The shootout for the semi-final spot between five shooters is set to take place and we will be taking you through all that happens. 

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We are back ladies and gentleman!!!!

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Sportskeeda has learned that the shoot off will take place in around 30 minutes! 

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This should give Mairaj time to think and calm himself down but it could work the other way around and make him a little nervous as well. Let us hope for the best!

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Mairaj Ahmad Khan series of scores - 24, 25, 23, 25, 24

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We are still waiting for the shoot off to take place. This is certainly adding to the tension.

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The anxiety levels among all of us are quite high and I am sure among viewers too. To control that, let's take a recap of how things have happened till now. 

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Rossetti is the man to be worried about though. The Italian hasn't missed a shot today and looks menacing. 

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Just to remind everyone, five shooters are tied at the moment and only two of them will make it into the semi finals.

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There still are a few more shooters taking their final shots. The shoot off should begin right after that.

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Trying to fathom what must be going into Mairaj Khan's mind at the moment. It would be important to not think too far ahead and focus on the job at hand. This is like a batsman trying to score 15 runs from the last over. Doable but not easy. 

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For all those of you asking when the shoot-off will begin, some shooters are finishing their rounds at the moment and the shootout shall begin after that. 

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