Indian shooters win four medals on Rio World Cup final day

Indian shooters win four medals on Rio World Cup final day

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 4, 2019: Mixed team events completed the shooting programme at the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, reports the International Shooting Sport Federation.

The 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team Final saw Apurvi Chandela and Deepak Kumar from India take gold. Yang Qian and Yu Haonan from the People’s Republic of China won silver and bronze went to another Indian team - Anjum Moudgil and Divyansh Singh Panwar.

The 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team Competition saw a dramatic final with the gold medal being decided in a closely fought shoot off between two Indian teams. In the end, Manu Bhaker and Chaudhary Saurabh were victorious in claiming the gold medal. Their compatriots, Yashaswini Singh Deswal and Abhishek Verma, had to settle for silver.

Third place went to Jiang Ranxin and Pang Wei from the People’s Republic of China.

India and China finished 1-2 in the overall medal standings.

This was the last World Cup stage of 2019 events in Rifle/Pistol.

Source: ISSF - International Shooting Sport Federation - issf-sports.org

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