London 2012: Karmakar advances, Narang out of 50m air rifle prone

Updated: 03 August 2012 15:42 IST

While Gagan Narang failed to qualify for the final of the 50m air rifle event, Joydeep Karmakar managed to enter into a 9-way tie at the end of the six series and eventually make a place for himself in the top 8, here on Friday.

London:

While Gagan Narang failed to qualify for the final of the 50m air rifle event, Joydeep Karmakar managed to enter into a 9-way tie at the end of the six series and eventually make a place for himself in the top 8, here on Friday.

Karmakar shot 99-98-100-98-100-100 (595) in the normal course of play. In the shoot-out, the marksman from Kolkata shot 51.6 to find a spot in the final of the event.

Narang on the other hand, managed only 98-100-100-98-97-100 (593).

Topics : Team India Olympics 2012 Shooting
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