Asian Games champion and Tokyo Olympics bound Rahi Sarnobat won the women’s 25m pistol event at national shooting trials here on Wednesday.

Sarnobat beat a formidable finals field comprising of fellow Tokyo quota holders Manu Bhaker and Chinki Yadav, besides senior women’s sports pistol shooters and India internationals Annu Raj Singh and Anisa Sayyed.

Sarnobat shot 36 out of a possible 50 in the finals, to outgun Madhya Pradesh’s Chinki, who managed a score of 34 in the T1 trials.

Among the 10 series of 5-shots each, Rahi shot two perfect 5’s and three series of 4’s to clinch the match.

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Haryana’s Bhaker, who had earlier topped the qualifying round with a score of 582, eventually finished third with a score of 27 in the finals.

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