India had a terrific win at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup in New Delhi, as women bagged gold, silver and bronze in the women’s pistol event. Sports Pistol trio Manu Bhaker, Rahi Sarnobat and Chinki Yadav, won gold in the Women’s 25M Pistol Team event, in the ISSF World Cup. This was India’s 10thgold of this world cup and they continue to lead the table with 21 medals, including six silver and five bronze medals. They shot 17, beating Poland’s trio, Joanna Iwona Wawrzonowska, Julita Borek and Agnieszka Korejwo, who scored 7.
Yesterday, 26 March 2021, the duo Tejaswini Sawant and Sanjeev Rajput won gold in the 50 m rifle 3 positions mixed team event. They beat Ukraine’s Serhiy Kulish and Anna Ilina with 31-29 in the match. Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar and Sunidhi Chauhan won the bronze medal beating USA’s Timothy Sherry and Virginia Thrasher in the 50m rifle team event, scoring 31-15. In the second qualification round, each team member shot 10-shots in each position, and here India finished with a combined 864, which was second to Poland who shot 872. Hungary was third with 857 and Indonesia was fourth with 856.