Shooter Rahul Jakhar ends fifth in combined 25m pistol at Paralympics


Shooter Rahul Jakhar ends 5th in mixed 25m pistol at Paralympics

Shooter Rahul Jakhar ends fifth in combined 25m pistol at Paralympics

Indian shooter Rahul Jakhar signed off fifth within the P3 combined 25m pistol SH1 occasion of the Paralympics right here on Thursday.

The 35-year-old Jakhar was eradicated on the finish of the seventh sequence within the finals after qualifying second with a rating of 576, which included 284 in precision and 292 within the fast stage.

It’s by far his finest worldwide efficiency.

Athletes in SH1 pistol competitions have an impairment affecting one arm and/or the legs, ensuing from amputations or spinal wire accidents.

The opposite Indian in fray, Akash, couldn’t qualify for the finals after ending twentieth within the {qualifications} with a rating of 551 (278 in precision and 273 in fast).

The combined occasion options each female and male shooters with the highest eight qualifying for the finals.

China’s Xing Huang claimed the gold medal with a Paralympic file rating of 27 within the finals. He additionally holds the world file rating of 36 that he shot in 2018 on this occasion.

Poland’s Szymon Sowinski claimed the silver with a 21, whereas Ukraine’s Oleksii Denysiuk notched up the bronze after ending at 20 within the finals.

India have to this point claimed two medals in capturing.

The primary was an unprecedented gold by Avani Lekhara within the girls’s 10m air rifle SH1 competitors.

Singhraj Adana later picked up a bronze within the males’s 10m air pistol SH1 occasion. 


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