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Shooting: India bags 30 Medals, Tops Medals Tally at New Delhi ISSF World Cup 2021 

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ISSF Shooting World CupThe 2021 ISSF World Cup took place at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Ranges, New Delhi from March 18-29, 2021. India topped the Medals Tally with 30 Medals (15 Gold, 9 Silver, 6 Bronze), while USA Grabbed the 2nd place with 8 Medals & Italy took the 3rd place with 4 Medals.

  • The World Cup featured events across 3 disciplines (Rifle, Pistol & Shotgun).
  • More than 300 shooters from across 43 countries participated in the event.
  • It is India’s most successful outing in a single edition of the World Cup stage. It is India’s 6 consecutive No.1 Finish at the ISSF championships in the rifle/pistol events.
  • It is an annual edition of the ISSF World Cup in the Olympic shooting events, governed by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF).

India tops the medals

Event Winners

Medals Tally

Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
India 15 9 6 30
USA 4 3 1 8
Italy 2 2 4

Indian Individual Event Winners

S.No Winner Category Medal
1 Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar Men’s 50m Rifle three position Gold
2 Chinki Yadav Women’s 25m Pistol Gold
3 Yashaswini Singh Deswal Women’s 10m Air Pistol Gold
4 Vijayveer Sidhu Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Silver
5 Saurabh Chaudhary Men’s 10m Air Pistol Silver
6 Rahi Sarnobat Women’s 25m Pistol Silver
7 Manu Bhaker Women’s 10m Air Pistol Silver
8 Divyansh Singh Panwar Men’s 10m Air Rifle Bronze
9 Abhishek Verma Men’s 10m Air Pistol Bronze
10 Manu Bhaker Women’s 25m Pistol Bronze
11 Ganemat Sekhon Women’s Skeet Bronze

Team Event Winners of India

S.No Winners Category Medal
1 Saurabh Chaudhary, Shahzar Rizvi & Abhishek Verma Men’s 10m Air Pistol Gold
2 Swapnil  Kusale, Chain Singh & Neeraj Kumar Men’s 50m rifle three positions Gold
3 Gurjoat Khangura, Angad Vir Singh Bajwa & Mairaj Ahmad Khan Men’s Skeet Gold
4 Kynan Chenai, Prithviraj Toidaiman & Lakshay Men’s Trap Gold
5 Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Manu Bhaker & Shri Nivetha Paramanantham Women’s 10m Air Pistol Gold
6 Rahi Sarnobat, Manu Bhaker & Chinki Yadav Women’s 25m Pistol Gold
7 Rajeshwari Kumar, Shreyasi Singh & Manisha Keer Women’s Trap Gold
8 Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, Deepak Kumar & Pankaj Kumar Men’s 10m Air Rifle Silver
9 Vijayveer Sindhu, Adarsh Singh & Gurpreet Singh Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Silver
10 Anjum Moudgil, Shreya Saksena & Gaayathri Nithyanandam Women’s 50m rifle three positions Silver
11 Parinaaz Dhaliwal, Kartiki Singh Shaktawat & Ganemat Sekhon Women’s Skeet Silver

Mixed Team Results – India

S.No Winners Category Medal
1 Saurabh Chaudhary & Manu Bhaker 10m Air Pistol Gold
2 Divyansh Singh Panwar & Elavenil Valarivan 10m Air Rifle Gold
3 Tejaswini & Vijayveer Sidhu 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Gold
4 Sanjeev Rajput & Tejaswini Sawant 50m Rifle Three Positions Gold
5 Angad Vir Singh Bajwa & Ganemat Sekhon Trap Gold
6 Abhidnya Ashok Patil & Gurpreet Singh 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Silver
7 Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar & Sunidhi Chauhan 50m Rifle Three Positions Bronze
8 Abhishek Verma & Yashaswini Singh Deswal 10m Air Pistol Bronze

Highlights

  • Yashaswini Singh Deswal (World No.1 in 10m Air Pistol Women) won the Gold medal in the Women’s 10m Air Pistol event.
  • Manu Bhaker (World No.2 in 10m Air Pistol Women) won the silver medal in the Women’s 10m Air Pistol event & grabbed Bronze medal in the Women’s 25m Pistol event.
  • Chinki Yadav (World No.1 in 25m Pistol Women) won the Gold medal in the Women’s 25m Pistol event.
  • Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar (World No.1 in 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men) clinched the gold medal in the individual event of 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men.

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Recent Related News:

i.On 18th October, 2020, Indian Shooter Elavenil Valarivan won the Gold Medal in the Women’s event, while Shahu Tushar Mane won the Silver Medal in the Men’s event in the Sheikh Russel International Air Rifle Championship 2020 that was held virtually.

ii.February 5, 2021, India topped the Medals Tally by bagging 11 Medals – 4 Gold, 2 Silver & 5 Bronze Medals at the First Asian Online Shooting Championship organized by Kuwait Shooting Federation from January 29-30, 2021.

About International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF):

President – Vladimir Lisin
Headquarters – Munich, Germany