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RIO DE JANEIRO (Staff Report) – Pakistani shooter Minhal Sohail was eliminated from Rio Olympics 2016 after she finished 28th out of 51 in 10-metre distance shooting competition. 

However, Minhal still managed to secure record 413.2 points for Pakistan. She was only 2.7 points short the last player to qualify for the finals. As many as eight players qualified for the next round.

The 21-year-old Pakistani shooter also beat her two rivals from India, Apurvi Chandela and Ayonika Paul, who finished 34th and 47th respectively.

It is also worth mentioning here that Minhal Sohail was the first ever female shooter from Pakistan to participate in the Olympics.