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