Indian Shooters Shot To Top Of Medal Tally At Shooting World Cup

With five gold, two silver and two bronze, India topped the medal tally on the concluding day of ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol in Rio De Jeneiro. Also, India emerged as the leading nation in the ISSF Senior World Cup events in 2019. Its total medal count is 22 including 16 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze.

Highlights of India team’s performance

• Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary claimed the mixed 10m air pistol gold on the last day.

• Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek Verma bagged bronze.

• Apurvi Chandela partnered with Deepak Kumar to win fourth gold for India. Apruvi is world’s number one in women’s 10m air rifle.

• Anjum Moudgil and Divyansh Singh Panwar won bronze while representing India 2. They have won two World Cup editions at the same event.

• ManuBhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary did fairly well in comparison to Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek verma.

• Manu and Saurabh were performing at 3-9, 7-13 and 9-15 before making a remarkable comeback to the tournament. They have won four ISSF Mixed Team Air Pistol world cup gold medals each this year.

• The winning pair scored 394 out of 400 in round … Read the rest