North Korea’s Kim Song Guk sets new world record.
Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah fails to book quota place for Tokyo Olympics.
Al Attiyah, a bronze medallist at London Games, missed just one of the 75 targets and looks destined for the final with just two more rounds to go.
In the men’s 25m standard pistol event, China’s Yao Zhaonan triumphed with 578 points.
Vladimir Lisin is in Doha to attend the ongoing 14th Asian Shooting Championships.
Esha Singh and Vivaan Kapoor shone the brightest for India.
Saeed Abu Sharib, Rashid Al Athba and Al Rumaihi won bronze in the trap team category.
India's Manu Bhaker won gold in the women's 10m air pistol event.
A total of 38 Olympic quota places will be up for grabs in the continental tournament in Qatar organised by Qatar Shooting and Archery Association.
The Birmingham organising committee dropped shooting because of a lack of suitable venue, prompting a boycott threat from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
India topped the table for shooting at last year's Commonwealth Games in Australia, taking home 16 medals including seven gold for a total tally of 66 medals -- the third-best performing nation.
The team will hold a short training camp ahead of the tournament.
More than 280 competitors from 38 countries took part in the championship.
Around 280 shooters from 38 countries are taking take part in the ninth edition of the championship.
Isaranuudom Phurihiranphat is the youngest competitor at the tournament and the 14-year-old faces a strong field in the 25-metre rapid fire pistol event.