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Baki eliminated from 10-meter Air Rifles of Olympics shooting

| Updated: July 26, 2021 12:11:05


Baki eliminated from 10-meter Air Rifles of Olympics shooting

Bangladesh famed shooter Abdullah Hel Baki was eliminated from the qualification round of his favourite Men's 10- meter Air Rifles of the Tokyo Olympics Shooting at the Asaka Shooting Range in the Japanese capital on Sunday.

He finished 41st among the 47 competitors of the event making a worse total score of 619.8, reports UNB.

The top eight shooters of the event qualified for the final round.

Later, In the event's final round, William Shaner of USA clinched the gold medal with Olympics record scoring 251.6, Sheng Lihao of China earned the silver medal scoring 250.9 while Yang Haoran of China, who finished top in the qualification round scoring 632.7, took the event's bronze scoring 229.4.

In the six-round 60-shoot qualifying series, Baki scored 102.8 in the first series, 103.4 in the 2nd series, 102.9 in the 3rd series, 103.8 in the 4th series, again 103.8 in the 5th series, and 103.1 in the 6th and last series.

Commonwealth Games silver medalist Baki finished 25th among 50 participants in the Men's 10- meter Air Rifles scoring 621.2 in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics' 2016 in Brazil.

Meanwhile, a three-member Bangladesh athletics team is due to fly for Japan Sunday afternoon to compete in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.

The athletics events of the Tokyo Olympics will begin on August 1.

Bangladesh Athletics team comprises team leader Advocate Abdur Rakib Montu, coach Abdullah Hel Kafi and athlete Mohammad Jahir Raihan.

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