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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 No Event Name
1 10m Air Rifle women Anjum Moudgil
2 10m Air Rifle women Apurvi Chandela
3 10m Air Pistol men Saurabh Chaudhary
4 10m Air Rifle men Divyansh Singh Panwar
5 10m Air Pistol men Abhishek Verma
6 25m Pistol women Rahi Sarnobat
7 10m Air Pistol women Manu Bhaker

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

Sl No Event Winners Medal
1 Mixed 10m air pistol Manu Bhaker & Saurabh Chaudhary Gold
2 Women’s 10m air rifle Elavenil Valarivan Gold
3 Men’s 10m Air Pistol Abhishek Verma Gold
4 Women’s 10m air pistol Yashaswini Singh Deswal Gold
5 Mixed 10M Air Rifle Apurvi Chandela & Deepak Kumar Gold
6 Men’s 50m rifle Sanjeev Rajput Silver
7 Mixed 10m air pistol Yashaswini Deswal & Abhishek Verma Silver
8 Men’s 10m Air Pistol Saurabh Chaudhary Bronze
9 Mixed 10m air pistol Anjum Moudgil & Divyansh Singh Panwar Bronze


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