Cessnock shooter Daniel Repacholi says he "would not change a thing about his match" after finishing 30th in the men's 10m air pistol event at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
Repacholi had been aiming for a sore of 586 to make the final and have a shot at gold in his fifth Olympics, but had to settle for a score of 568.
"Well my first event is over, unfortunately the score didn't represent how well I actually shot," Repacholi posted on Facebook.
"All I can say is I was very unlucky with lots of shots just out of the 10 ring.
"I wouldn't change a thing about how I went about my match.
"My next event is mixed teams on Tuesday. I can't wait I'm confident in my performance today that I will go and shoot well."
Repacholi, 39, will partner Dina Aspandiyarova in the mixed 10m air pistol teams event on Tuesday.
The heats of the event start at 10am (AEST) with the bronze medal final at noon and gold medal shoot off at 12.37pm.