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Overview of 2019 ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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2019 International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle / Pistol event was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 26-September 3, 2019. It was an annual edition of the ISSF World Cup in the Olympic Shooting events and governed by ISSF. India finished the tournament at the top spot with 5 Gold, 2 Silver & 2 Bronze medals, with 9 medals altogether.2019 ISSF World Cup Rifle

Olympic Quota for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  • Sanjeev Rajput secured India’s 8th Olympic Quota for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He won the silver medal in Men’s 50m rifle event.
  • Yashaswini Singh Deswal secured the 9th Olympic Quota for India. She clinched a gold in Women’s 10m air pistol.

List of Indian Shooters who got Olympic Quota for 2020 Tokyo Olympics earlier

Sl NoEventName
110m Air Rifle womenAnjum Moudgil
210m Air Rifle womenApurvi Chandela
310m Air Pistol menSaurabh Chaudhary
410m Air Rifle menDivyansh Singh Panwar
510m Air Pistol menAbhishek Verma
625m Pistol womenRahi Sarnobat
710m Air Pistol womenManu Bhaker

Medals won by Indian Shooters in 2019 ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol

Sl NoEventWinnersMedal
1Mixed 10m air pistolManu Bhaker & Saurabh ChaudharyGold
2Women’s 10m air rifleElavenil ValarivanGold
3Men’s 10m Air PistolAbhishek VermaGold
4Women’s 10m air pistolYashaswini Singh DeswalGold
5Mixed 10M Air RifleApurvi Chandela & Deepak KumarGold
6Men’s 50m rifleSanjeev RajputSilver
7Mixed 10m air pistolYashaswini Deswal & Abhishek VermaSilver
8Men’s 10m Air PistolSaurabh ChaudharyBronze
9Mixed 10m air pistolAnjum Moudgil & Divyansh Singh PanwarBronze

About ISSF:
Headquarters: Munich, Germany
Founded: 1907
President: Vladimir Lisin

About 2020 Tokyo Olympics/Games of the XXXII Olympiad/ 2020 Summer Olympics:
Host city: Tokyo, Japan
Schedule: July 24-August 9, 2020
Venue: New National Stadium

Other Upcoming Olympic events:
2024 Summer Olympics: Paris, France
2028 Summer Olympics: Los Angeles, California, United States
2022 Winter Olympics: Beijing, China
2026 Winter Olympics: Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy