Indian pistol shooter Rubina Francis has finished in the 7th position in the final of the Women’s 10m Air Pistol Shooting event in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. She performed very well in her debut Paralympic games but the Indian para pistol shooter couldn’t win a medal for India. The 22-year-old had her final round of the pistol shooting event on Tuesday.
Rubina finished 7th with a total of 128.5 points to her tally. Overall it was not a bad performance by the debutant. She made a great comeback after she was in 13th position at the end of the first series of the qualifications round. As the second series of qualifications ended, Rubina was in the sixth position with a total of 187 points. She was also once moved up to third place but couldn’t hold up there and fell down a bit to the 7th position in the qualifications round as well.
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After the qualifications round ended, Rubina Francis had a total of 560 points and was qualified for the finals after finishing in the 7th rank. However, the No. 5 in the Women’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 in the World Shooting Para Sports Rankings couldn’t finish in the top 3 and missed a medal for India in her debut.
Iranian para pistol shooter, S. Javanmardi won the gold medal, A. Pehlivanlar of Turkey won the silver, whereas Hungarian shooter K.David won the bronze medal in this Women’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 final event.