Tokyo Olympics: Another disappointment in shooting, Manu-Saurabh pair out

On the fifth day of Tokyo Olympics-2020, the pair of Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary made a great start. The young pair reached the second stage of qualification for the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team, but could not do well here and crashed out of the medal round.

Saurabh scored 296 and Manu 286 in the first stage. The top-8 teams reached the second stage of qualification. Every shooter got a chance to hit 10 shots in two series. The top-2 team qualified for the gold medal match. While the third and fourth placed team will play the bronze medal match.

The pair of Manu-Saurabh, who topped in the first stage, finished at number 7 in the second round. Whereas only 4 teams could qualify in the medal round.

Tokyo Olympics did not go well for Manu Bhaker. She performed well in the first stage of the mixed team but flopped in the second stage. Manu Bhaker scored 92 in the first series of Stage 2 and 94 in the second series. He scored a total of 186 marks. While Saurabh scored 96 and 98 marks. His total marks were 194. This pair was able to achieve 380 points in 4 series.

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