Indian shooters miss final berths at Shotgun WC

The team of Rajeshwari Kumari and Kynan Chenai shot a combined tally of 134 and missed the final by eight points at Al Ain, UAE, on Wednesday.

Kynan Chenai and his teammate Rajeshwari Kumari finished 33rd in the qualification out of 48 teams.   -  V.V. Subrahmanyam

The Indian trap shooters did not have a memorable finish in the mixed team competition as the two teams took the 33rd and 36th spots in the Shotgun World Cup at Al Ain, UAE, on Wednesday.

The team of Rajeshwari Kumari (63) and Kynan Chenai (71) shot 134 and missed the final by eight points.

The other team of Shagun chowdhary (70) and Prithviraj Tondaiman (63) could muster 133, in a field that had 48 teams.

While the trap shooters were rushing to catch their flight back home, the skeet shooters left Delhi in the evening, after their preparatory training stint with coach Ennio Falco, for the competition.

The skeet competition for the women and men will be held from 13 to 15.

The results
 

Mixed trap team: 1.Germany (Katrin Quooss, Paul Pigorsch) 47 (144); 2.
US (Ashley Carroll, Walton Eller) 46 (145); 3. Italy (Silvana Stanco,
Giovanni Pellielo) 35 (142); 33. India-A (Rajeshwari Kumari, Kynan
Chenai) 134; 36. India (Shagun Chowdhary, Prithviraj Tondaiman) 133.