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Butte's Nick Mowrer misses qualifying in two events in Tokyo

Nickolaus Mowrer
Posted at 1:57 PM, Jul 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-28 17:23:02-04

TOKYO — Butte native Nick Mowrer has competed in two shooting events at the Tokyo Olympics.

In the 10m Air Pistol Men's Qualifier on Saturday, the 32-year-old Mowrer finished in 13th place with a final score of 576-22x across six stages. The top 8 advanced to the final. Iran's Javad Foroughi won the gold medal in the final.

In the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Qualification Stage 1 on Tuesday, Mowrer and his shooting partner, 28-year-old Alexis Lagan of Boulder, Colorado, finished in 16th place with a final mark of 565-17x over three series. The top eight teams advanced to the second stage of the competition. China ultimately took home the gold in that event.

Mowrer will get a final shot at pursuing a medal in Tokyo on Monday when he competes in the 4-stage 50m Rifle qualifier.