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Abhinav Bindra qualifies for 10m air rifle Final: Who said what on Twitter

Abhinav Bindra finished with the score of 105.2 in the final series (total score of 625.7) with three 10.8 scores in the final five shots.

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Abhinav Bindra through to the qualifiers of 10m air rifle. (Source: AP)

Abhinav Bindra made a cut through the qualifiers of 10m air rifle after facing a hard fought battle against the opponents. Bindra finished with the score of 105.2 in the final series (total score of 625.7) with three 10.8 scores in the final five shots to climb up from 11th to inside the required top 8. Though, he started off well but soon the shooter had his chance of qualifying at risk in the series with a poor 102.1. That got even worse in the fifth series with 101.6. Bindra on his part made good of a miserable fifth series score of 102.1 to regain his place in the top-8 with a remarkable final series.

Other Indian shooter failed to make a mark at the qualifiers and was shown exit gates from the competitionwho finished 23rd with a final score of 621.7.

Here’s what pundits and others have to say about Abhinav Bindra’s display of the game.

 

 

 

 

 

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In his finaly Olympics appearance, Bindra reached 3rd Olympic final. It wasn’t easy but he hung on to secure the berth.