WATCH: Tehani finishes 49th in Women’s 10m Air Rifle event

24 July 2021 08:11 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Tehani Egodawela finished 49th out of 50 shooters in the Women's 10m Air Rifle event at the Asaka Shooting Range this morning at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. 
 
Egodawela shot a total of 611.5, and was classified between Kanykei Kubanychbekova of Kyrgyzstan, 48th with 612.8 points, and Luna Solomon of the Refugee Olympic Team, who came 50th with 605.9. 
 
The event was won by Qian Yang of China, who set a new Olympic Record in the event with scores of 628.7 in the qualification round and then 251.8 in the final, claiming the first gold medal of Tokyo 2020. 
 
Anastasiia Galashina of the Russian Olympic Committee came second with a score of 251.1 in the final round, while Nina Christen of Switzerland won bronze with a total of 230.6.  
 
(Shehan Daniel)

  Comments - 7

  • Positivepolitico Saturday, 24 July 2021 09:02 AM

    Galashina is not Russian. She is Galasinha from Sri Lanka.

    GreenEarth Saturday, 24 July 2021 09:02 AM

    Waste of tax payers money

    Sahan Saturday, 24 July 2021 12:45 PM

    Get lost! You have no idea at all about Olympics.

    Coach Saturday, 24 July 2021 09:21 AM

    No coach no!

    roni Saturday, 24 July 2021 12:11 PM

    Also participated. Now enjoy the excursion.

    Ram Saturday, 24 July 2021 02:43 PM

    Competing at Olympics itself is an achievement. She achieved that and came second from the bottom

    sudath mithrapala Sunday, 25 July 2021 06:30 PM

    better than sending that buffoon of a Sports minister business class to eat sushi at the expense of the tax payer. At least our flag was shown.


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