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Tokyo Olympics: Saurabh Chaudhary-Manu Bhaker miss out on medal


(ANI) Pair of Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker failed to qualify for the medal match in the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event of Tokyo Olympics after finishing the Qualification stage 2 at the seventh spot at the Asaka Shooting – 10m Range in Tokyo.

Chaudhary and Bhaker shot a total of 380 in Qualification stage 2 and hence they bowed out of the Olympics in the mixed event.

The top two in the Qualification stage 2 contest for the gold medal, while the third and fourth-placed teams contest for the bronze medal.

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Saurabh shot a total of 96 in his first series of Qualification stage 2 while Manu shot 92 and they were positioned at eighth place by the end of series 1.

In series 2, Saurabh shot 98 while Bhaker finished with 94, but it was not enough to help them secure a place in either of the medal matches.

Earlier, Saurabh and Manu Bhaker had progressed to Qualification stage 2 of the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event after registering a total score of 582 in Qualification stage 1.

Bhaker and Chaudhary finished at the first spot while the other Indian pair of Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek Verma however bowed out after finishing at the 17th spot.

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