KATHMANDU: Sushmita Nepal was placed at the 24th position in the first Asian Online Shooting Championship organised by Kuwait Shooting Association under the auspices of Asian Shooting Confederation.

Nepal had earned 619 points in the women's 10m Air Pistol event. Out of the 47 participants in the event, Kalpana Pariyar was 30th and Mira Banjara came 45th. Players from Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Japan claimed the top three positions respectively.

In men's section, Nepali shooters Hari Bahadur Thapa, Arnav Ghimire and Kumar Karki finished at the bottom three in the 41-man field. Indian shooters claimed the top three positions in the event. In the 10m Air Pistol event results published on Saturday, Nepal's Bipesh Khadka came 38th, followed by Badruddin Ansari (43) and Sukhadev Chaudhary (44) in the men's section competition participated in by 47 players. Indian shooters claimed first and third positions, while Iranian player came second.

In women's section, Nepal's Krishnaa Thapa was 27th among the 45 participants, while Sarita Basnet came 38th. Iranian shooters bagged top two spots, while Indian player was third in the event. Shooters from 22 nations took part in the virtual championship.