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52nd ISSF World Championship in Changwon, Republic of Korea

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From 31st August to 15th September 2018, the 52nd ISSF World Championship was held in Changwon, Republic of Korea.
52nd ISSF World Championship

  • 1806 athletes from 90 countries participated in 59 shooting events and 4 disciplines. 36 countries have won medals.
  • China topped the medal tally by winning 43 medals (20 gold, 15 silver,  8 bronze). Republic of Korea secured 2nd position with 36 medals (11 gold, 14 silver, 11 bronze). India finished in 3rd  spot with a total of 27 medals (11 gold, 9 silver, 7 bronze).

World records by Indians:

i.In the 10m Air Rifle Women Junior Team event, Elavenil Valarivan (631), Shreya Agarwal (628.5) and Manini Kaushik(621.2) scored a total of 1880.7 points and created a world record. They also won a gold medal in the event.

ii.In the 10m Air Pistol Men Junior event, Saurabh Chaudhary beat his own world record with a score of 245.5 and also won a gold medal in the event.

iii.In the Trap Women Junior event, Manisha Keer equaled the junior world record with 41 points and won silver medal in the event. She is also the first Indian woman to win silver medal in the Trap Women Junior event of ISSF Shooting World Championship.

India’s Medal Tally:

Gold medal winners:

Sl. NoEventWinners
150m Pistol MenOm Prakash Mitharval
2Double Trap MenAnkur mittal
310m Air Rifle Men JuniorHriday Hazarika
410m Air Pistol Men JuniorSaurabh Chaudhary
525m Standard Pistol Men JuniorVijayveer Sidhu
625m Pistol Men JuniorUdhayveer Sidhu
750m Pistol Men JuniorArjun Singh Cheema
825m Standard Pistol Men Junior TeamVijayveer Sidhu, Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu, Adarsh Singh
925m Pistol Men Junior TeamUdhayveer Sidhu, Vijayveer Sidhu, Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu
1050m Pistol Men Junior TeamArjun Singh Cheema, Gaurav Rana, Anmol Anmol
1110m Air Rifle Women Junior TeamElavenil Valarivan, Shreya Agrawal, Manini Kaushik

Silver medal winners:

Sl. No.EventWinners
125m Standard Pistol MenGurpreet Singh
210m Air Rifle WomenAnjum Moudgil
310m Air Rifle Women JuniorElavenil Valarivan
4Trap Women JuniorManisha Keer
510m Air Pistol Men TeamAbhishek Verma, Om Prakash Mitharwal, Shahzar Rizvi
610m Air Rifle Women TeamAnjum Moudgil, Apurvi Chandela, Mehuli Ghosh
710m Air Pistol Men Junior TeamSaurabh Chaudhary, Arjun Singh Cheema, Anmol Anmol
8Trap Men Junior TeamAli Aman Elahi, Vivaan Kapoor, Manavaditya Singh Rathore
9Skeet Men Junior TeamGurnihal Singh Garcha, Ayush Rudraraju, Anant Jeet Singh Naruka

Bronze medal winners:

Sl. NoEventWinners
110m Air Pistol Men JuniorArjun Singh Cheema
250m Pistol Men JuniorGaurav Rana
3Skeet Men JuniorGurnihal Singh Garcha
410m Air Rifle Women JuniorShreya Agrawal
5Double Trap Men TeamAnkur Mittal, Asab Mohd, Shardul Vihan
610m Air Rifle Mixed Team Junior TeamShreya Agrawal, Divyansh Singh Panwar
710m Air Pistol Mixed Team Junior TeamAbhidnya Ashok Patil, Saurabh Chaudhary

About International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF):
♦ President – Olegario Vazquez Rana
♦ Headquarters – Munich, Germany