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NJ's Emmons Misses Air Rifle Final

Shooter fails to qualify for finals after disappointing qualifying round



    NJ's Emmons Misses Air Rifle Final
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    Matt Emmons missed his mark in trying to make the 10M Air Rifle finals.

    Brown Mills, N.J. native Matt Emmons failed to qualify for the Finals in the Men’s 10-Meter Air Rifle competition Monday morning.

    Emmons, a two-time Olympic medalist in shooting, finished near the bottom of the 47-man competition (35th place) after posting a 590 and 42 inner 10’s in qualifiers. He needed a score of 596 to make the finals.

    Fellow American Jonathan Hall finished 27th with a 592/42.

    Emmons now must wait for the Men’s 50-Meter Rifle, 3 Position next week to see if he can take home his third Olympic medal.