Singular agony for shooters

By Daniel Schofield in Delhi

Published: 09/10/2010

Banchory shooter Jonathan Hammond was left smiling through gritted teeth after he and partner Neil Stirton were forced into the bronze-medal position by the Auld Enemy in the 50m rifle 3-position pairs.

Hammond and Stirton finished on 2,308 – the same score as England duo James Huckle and Kenny Parr. But the Scots missed out on silver on the count (an additional target within the maximum 10 target) by a single hit.

And despite taking to the podium on his Commonwealth Games debut, Hammond admitted he was looking for more from his trip to India.

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