31 October 2017

ISSF World Cup 2017- Highlights

ISSF World Cup 2017- Highlights

Hosts India finished seventh overall with one gold, one silver, and a bronze, while Italy pipped China in the medals tally, as the ISSF World Cup Final, in New Delhi.

Important wins from India side are as follows-
1. India won through Jitu Rai/Heena Sidhu (gold in mixed team 10m air pistol),
2. Sangram Dahiya (silver in men's double trap), and
3. Amanpreet Singh (bronze in men's 50m pistol).

This was India's best ever result in the annual ISSF shooting centerpiece. China's Rio 2016 10m air pistol women's champion, Mengxue Zhang and Gengcheng Sui, were crowned Champion of Champions in pistol and rifle respectively.

Some of the concluding points of the events-
  1. India finish seventh on the medals tally overall with one Gold, one Silver and one Bronze medal.
  2. 20 out of 45 participating nations win medals at annual ISSF season-ender.
  3. Spain’s Alberto Fernandez Wins Men’s Trap.
  4. Alexis Renauld of France Wins Men’s 50M Rifle 3 Positions.
  5. Keith Sanderson of USA claims Men’s Rapid Fire Pistol Gold.
Source- Business Standard

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