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Rio Olympics 2016 ends for Pakistan shooter Minhal

KARACHI: Pakistan shooter Minhal Sohail on Saturday failed to qualify for the main round of 10 metre Rifle Shooting event on the first day of Rio Olympics.

Needing to secure a spot in top eight to progress, Minhal secured 28th rank among 51 shooters.

Karachi-based 21-year-old Minhal Sohail is the first ever Pakistani woman to qualify for the 10 Metre Air Rifle Category for the Olympics.

She started her career in 2012. Since then she has participated in various events worldwide and won many accolades.

Minhal, who secured the place in Olympics squad on quota, had won the 10-metre Air Rifle event in National Shooting Championship at PNS Karsaz.