Shotgun World Cup: Seema Tomar misses knock-out phase

The 33-year-old Seema shot a series of 22, 23 and 22. Four shooters tied for the sixth and last spot in the knock-out phase, on 68.

A file photo of Seema Tomar taking part in the National Shooting Championship in New Delhi.   -  Sandeep Saxena

World Cup silver medallist Seema Tomar shot 67 and missed the knock-out phase by one point in women’s trap in the shotgun World Cup in Nicosia, Cyprus, on Monday.

The 33-year-old Seema shot a series of 22, 23 and 22. Four shooters tied for the sixth and last spot in the knock-out phase, on 68.

Olympian Shagun Chowdhary had a tough time and finished 41st with a score of 57 in a field of 46 shooters, while Rajeshwari Kumari was relatively better as she was 28th with a total of 63, following a series of 23, 20 and 20.

The results:

Men: Skeet: 1. Mikola Milchev (Ukr) 14(4) 15 (121); 2. Ben William David Llewellin (GBR) 14(3) 15 (120); 3. Juan Jose Aramburu (Esp) 15 (14)5 (119)8; 4. Vincent Hancock (US) 14 (14)4 (121); 19. Mairaj Ahmad Khan 117; 25. Man Singh 115; 35. Sheeraz Sheikh 113.