India in tenth place at Changwon Shooting World Cup

Sakal Times
Thursday, 26 April 2018

India were ended competition day four of the year’s second International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun stage in Chagwon, Korea, placed tenth on the medals tally with five more finals to go over the next four days.

New Delhi: India were ended competition day four of the year’s second International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun stage in Chagwon, Korea, placed tenth on the medals tally with five more finals to go over the next four days. India has so far won a Silver medal, courtesy Shahzar Rizvi in the Men’s 10m Air Pistol.

On Wednesday, Indian shooters could not make it to the medal rounds of the three finals scheduled. In the Women’s 10m Air Pistol, Heena Sidhu finished best with a score of 574 giving her 14th place. Mahima Turhi Agrawal and Manu Bhaker shot identical scores of 571 to be placed 27th and 30th respectively post the qualification round. Belarus’ Victoria Chaika won the event.

In the Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol, though both India’s Neeraj Kumar and Anish Bhanwala had a better day than the first day of qualification, their scores of 579 and 578 only gave them 13th and 16th positions respectively. Korea’s Junhong Kim won the host country’s first Gold of the competition with a world record score of 38 out of 50 in the finals.

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