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India leads with 25 medals in ISSF Shooting World Cup

India’s gold rush continued as the host nation consolidated its top position with two more gold medals in the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Shooting World Cup in Delhi yesterday.

India now lead the chart with 25 medals, including 12 gold, seven silver and six bronze.

The pair of Sanjeev Rajput and Tejaswini Sawant won the gold in the 50m rifle 3 positions mixed team event by beating Ukraine’s Serhiy Kulish and Anna Ilina. Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Sunidhi Chauhan won the bronze medal defeating, Timothy Sherry and Virginia Thrasher of the US.

The troika of Niraj Kumar, Swapnil Kusale and Chain Singh claimed gold in the 50m rifle 3 positions men’s team event, comfortably getting the better of US in the final. Vijayveer Sidhu settled for the silver medal behind Estonia’s Peeter Olesk in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol final.

 

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