Shooting: Egypt's Afaf El-Hodhod misses out on 25m pistol semi-final

Ahram Online , Tuesday 9 Aug 2016

Afaf El-Hodhod
Afaf El-Hodhod (REUTERS)

Egypt's shooter Afaf El-Hodhod missed out on reaching the 25m pistol semi-finals at the Rio Olympics after finishing 25th in the overall ranking  on Tuesday.

19-year old El-Hodhod ended the qualifying round third, registering 293 pts in the precision contest however she only had 280 pts in the rapid fire tottaling 573-23x.

On Sunday, she achieved a historic fifth placed for Egypt in the 10m pistol shooting. El-Hodhod initially qualified for the finals following another fifth place finish in the qualifying round after recording 386-0x at four attempts.


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