Shotgun World Championship: Saniya Sheikh shoots 112 to finish 30th

Former National champion Saniya Sheikh placed 30th after shooting a series of 22, 23, 23, 22 and 22.

Saniya Sheikh placed 30th in a field of 61 shooters.

Saniya Sheikh placed 30th in a field of 61 shooters.   -  AP

Former National champion Saniya Sheikh had the best finish among the Indian women, in skeet, as she placed 30th with 112 in a field of 61 shooters in the Shotgun World Championship in Lonato, Italy, on Wednesday.

Saniya had a series of 22, 23, 23, 22 and 22. Areeba Khan who had shot 70 out of 75 overnight, faltered with rounds of 22 and 17 on the second day of competition, and placed 47th with a total of 109.

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Kartiki Singh Shaktawat shot 108 for the 50th spot among 61 shooters.

In junior men’s skeet, Gurnihal Singh Garcha (109), Ayush Rudraraju (107) and Arjun Thakur (104) placed 31st, 32nd and 35th respectively in a field of 36 shooters.
 

The results:

Junior men’s skeet:
1. Daniel Korcak (Cze) 55 (120); 2. Andrea Lapucci (Ita) 54 (121); 3. David James Sneddon Mcneill (GBR) 41 (118); 31. Gurnihal Singh Garcha 109; 32. Ayush Rudraraju 107; 35. Arjun Thakur 104.