Qatari shooters win bronze medal in ISSF Junior World Cup
19 Sep 2016 - 14:25
Qabala: Qatar team bagged a 25m Standard Pistol Men's Team bronze medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Qabala, Azerbaijan, Qatar Olympic Committee reported on its website on Monday.
Ahmad Zayed al Shammari, Mohammed Nasser al Yafei and Rabeaa al Kuwari combined for a tally of 1558 with 14x to finish third behind gold-medal winning India (1655) and second-placed Australia (1645).
Shammari was the top shooter for Qatar, collecting 540, while Yafei tallied 520 and Kuwari shot 498.
Shammari and Yafei were also among the top 10 in the individual event, getting seventh and ninth places, respectively.
India's Shambhaji Zanzan Patil is the individual champion, hitting 562 with 13x. He held off Australian pair of Sergei Evglevski and Thomas James Ashmore, who secured 555 and 554.
Gurmeet and Rituraj Singh, both of India, completed the top five with one target separating them. Gurmeet netted 547 and Singh hit 546 to help their team and Patil clinched the top honours.
India were on top of the medals tally with three gold, one silver and three bronze medals. China and Norway were narrowly following them with two gold medals each. In all, China were holding the second place with five medals, including two silver, while Norway also had one bronze medal.
Qatar, with one bronze, are at the ninth place in the table.