Annu Raj Singh finishes seventh in Hannover

Olympian Annu Raj Singh shot 572 to make women’s air pistol final, but a string of 9s and the odd 7 and 8 saw her finish seventh in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover in Germany.

Annu had earlier won the mixed air pistol gold with Anmol Jain.   -  M. Moorthy

Olympian Annu Raj Singh shot 572 to make women’s air pistol final, but a string of 9s and the odd 7 and 8 saw her finish seventh in the International Shooting Competition of Hannover in Germany.

Annu had earlier won the mixed air pistol gold with Anmol Jain. She was the only Indian among more than a dozen Indian shooters to make the air pistol final.

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In junior women’s rifle 3-position event, Zenab Hussain Bandookwala made the final with a score of 1155, but she also placed seventh, as her progress was stopped by a 0.3 point margin.

The results

10m air pistol

Women: 1. Sandrine Goberville (Fra) 238.0 (574); 2. Zsofia Csonka (Hun) 237.5 (566); 3. Celine Goberville (Fra) 215.7 (578); 7. Annu Raj Singh 130.6 (572); 12. Loveleen Kaur 561; 13. Gauri Sheoran 557; 19. Rutuja Yerwadekar 551.

50m rifle 3-position

Junior women: 1. Melissa Ruschel (Ger) 456.1 (1173); 2. Selina Zimmermann (GEr) 454.0 (1147); 3. Lara Quickstern (Ger) 442.5 (1157); 7. Zenab Hussain Bandookwala 396.5 (1155).