PARALYMPICS: Big shock as Skelhon fails to make the final

There was a big disappointment in Rio today (September 10) for local Paralympian Matt Skelhon.

Saturday, 10th September 2016, 5:54 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th September 2016, 4:24 pm
Matt Skelhon.
Matt Skelhon.

The Stilton shooter was going for gold in the mixed R3-10m Air Rifle Prone-SH1 event, which he won eight years ago in Beijing and in which he finished second at the the London 2012 Games.

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But he failed to qualify for the final after only managing 11th place in the qualification shoot-out.