Apurvi Chandela bags gold medal in 10m Air Rifle in ISSF World Cup
27, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- India won third International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle and Pistol tournament in Munich, Germany.
- Apurvi Chandela won gold in the women’s 10m Air Rifle competition after a closely-fought contest. She shot a score of 251 in the final to outshine Wang Luyao of China, who shot 250.8.
- This was Apurvi’s second ISSF World Cup gold of the year followed by a world record score in New Delhi.
- After the first round of qualifying in the women’s 25m Pistol, Asian Games champion Rahi Sarnobat stood in the second position with a score of 294.