Gold Coast, April 13: In a major blow to India, star trap shooter Shreyasi Singh finished on the fifth spot with the final score of 19/30 at the women’s trap shooting event in the Commonwealth Games 2018 here on Friday. Shreyasi, who earlier clinched gold for India in the women’s trap shooting finished on a sour note in the trap shooting event.Also Read - Sardar Singh Credits Sachin Tendulkar For His Comeback After Commonwealth Games Snub
Shreyasi initially shot 6 out of 6 times but failed on the eighth attempt. However, she secure one more shot in the eighth attempt to take her tally to 7/9. In her final attempt, she again produced a perfect hit to take her tally to 8 out 10 from the first 10 shots which saw her tied on the second place. Also Read - Asian Games-Bound Wrestler Bajrang Punia Credits 'Mentor' Yogeshwar Dutt For Developing Champion's Attitude in Him
Later, Shreyasi dropped from her second spot to fifth after hitting thrice from 6 hits to take her tally to 11/16 which was led joint by S.Wixely 13/16 from Wales and L.Scanlan 13/16 from Australia. Also Read - Prime Minister Narendra Modi Interacts With Commonwealth Games Table Tennis Medalists
In the beginning of the elimination rounds, Shreyasi hitted four times out of five to finish joint-third with the score of 17/25.