Sports world: Ser fifth in 3-positions at World Cup

Ser fifth in 3-positions at World Cup

National shooter Jasmine Ser has missed out on a second medal at the World Cup in Bangkok. The 25-year-old finished fifth in the eight-woman elimination final in the 50m three-positions yesterday afternoon.

She totalled 422.7 points in the final, which was won by German Jolyn Beer (455.9), ahead of Snjezana Pejcic of Croatia (454.5) and Zhang Binbin of China (444.0).

Ser had earlier won her first World Cup medal on Thursday in the 10m air rifle. The Bangkok leg is the first of four stops in the World Cup series, followed by Rio next month.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 07, 2016, with the headline 'Sports world: Ser fifth in 3-positions at World Cup'. Subscribe