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Ravi, Arjun miss out on medal at ISSF World Cup

Changwon (South Korea): Indian shooters Ravi Kumar and Arjun Babuta missed out on a medal after raising hopes on the first day of the ISSF World Cup Stage 2 here on Sunday.
Ravi finished fourth in his fifth World Cup final in two years and the youngster Arjun, playing his first senior World Cup, also gave a good account of himself to claim the sixth place in a top field.
Russia's Alexander Dryagin shot a world record 251.2 in the final to lead a Russian
1-2 as Rio Olympics bronze medallist, Vladimir Maslennikov, won silver with a score of 250.2 after the 24-shot final.
World number one Istvan Peni of Hungary bagged bonze with a score of 228.5. Peni piped Ravi by 0.2 points at the end of 20 shots, as Ravi bowed out in fourth place after leading the finals initially, on a score of 208.4.
Arjun, also leading the final at one stage, scored 165.2.
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