India finish at the top with five Gold medals at Rio

The Indian shooters had an extremely great run at the recently concluded ISSF World Cup at Rio as the team finished at the top with five Gold, three Silver and two Bronze.

On the last day of the event, India’s Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudary had a remarkable comeback to beat the other Indian pair Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek Verma.

Earlier, in the mixed Rifle event, Women’s World Number one Apurvi Chandela along with Deepak Kumar won the Gold to help India stay on top.

The India pair Anjum Moudgil and Divyansh Singh Panwar who won Gold in the last two World Cup settled for Bronze at Rio.

This World Cup result is one of the finest in recent times, where India only got better with each World Cup.

With some great performances, Indian shooter now dominates the rankings.
Abhishek Verma and Saurabh Chaudary grab the number two and three positions in the 10m Air Pistol Men’s event. Whereas, in the Women’s 10m Air Pistol event, Yashaswini Singh Deswal moves to number four.

The Indian women Apurvi Chandela, Anjum Moudgil, Elavenil Valarivan takes the first three spots in the 10m Air Rifle event.

Also, Sanjeev Rajput has moved to number eight in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men event.