India’s trap shooters unlikely to be in the mix for Olympic quotas in Doha

New Delhi: India’s trap shooters are unlikely to be in the mix for Paris Olympic quotas after the second day of qualifications at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Final Olympic Qualification Championship Shotgun in Doha.

At the Lusail Shooting Range on Monday, Prithviraj Tondaiman shot rounds of 25 and 23 in the men’s trap to end the day in the 47th spot. He has a total of 94 over four rounds with one left to play on Tuesday ahead of the final, for which the top six qualify.

In the women’s trap, Manisha Keer is the best-placed Indian. Her four-round tally of 89 gives her 38th spot in the rankings currently.

Among the other Indians in the fray, Vivaan Kapoor (91) and Zoravar Sandhu (90) were placed 87th and 111th in the men’s trap while Neeru (89) and Shreyasi Singh (84) were in 41st and 58th positions respectively in women’s trap.

There are two quota places available in each of the four individual Olympic events at Doha.


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