Indian shooter Rudrankksh Patil has clinched the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) President’s Cup held in Cairo, Egypt.
More About This:
He defeated Italy’s Danilo Sollazzo in the 10-metre rifle play-off by 16-8. Athletes from 42 nations representing 43 ISSF Member Federations from all continents are taking part in this competition, which is being held since November 28.
What more has been Achieved:
In the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Championships 2022 held in Cairo, Egypt, which concluded in October, the 18-year-old Rudrankksh Patil bagged the country’s first quota for the 2024 Paris Olympics after clinching a gold in men’s 10 m air rifle, becoming only the sixth Indian shooting world champion after Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra, Tejaswini Sawant, Manavjit Singh Sandu, Om Prakash Mitherval and Ankur Mittal.
What Has Been Said:
“Rudranksh finishes 2022 with a bang TOP Scheme Athlete RudrankkshP wins the ISSF President’s Cup after thumping Sollazo 16-8 in the 10m Rifle play-off Congratulations champ, all of India is proud of you,” said SAI Media.
About The Previous Achievement:
At the ISSF President’s Cup in 2021, India won five medals – two golds, two silvers and one bronze. Olympians Manu Bhaker, Rahi Sarnobat, Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma were among the medal winners.