ISSF Shooting World Cup: India's Anjum Moudgil, Elavenil Valarivan poised to enter women's 10m air rifle final

  • India's Elavenil Valarivan and Anjum Moudgil are poised to enter the final of the women's 10m air rifle after scoring 629.4 and 629.1 respectively in the qualifications of the shooting World Cup on Wednesday

  • The world number two Anjum has already secured a quota for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and is only eyeing a medal in the International Shooting Sport Federation's (ISSF) fourth World Cup

  • Besides Anjum and world number one Apurvi Chandela, who has also earned an Olympic quota, the 20-year-old Elavenil is also in the fray in the 10m air rifle event. Elavenil shot a sequence of 105.8, 106.0, 105.4, 103.4, 103.9 and 104.9

Rio de Janeiro: India's Elavenil Valarivan and Anjum Moudgil are poised to enter the final of the women's 10m air rifle after scoring 629.4 and 629.1 respectively in the qualifications of the shooting World Cup on Wednesday.

 ISSF Shooting World Cup: Indias Anjum Moudgil, Elavenil Valarivan poised to enter womens 10m air rifle final

File image of Anjum Modgil. Reuters

The world number two Anjum has already secured a quota for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and is only eyeing a medal in the International Shooting Sport Federation's (ISSF) fourth World Cup.

Anjum had a sequence of 104.8, 104.7, 104.4, 104.6, 105.8, 104.8 over six series.

Besides Anjum and world number one Apurvi Chandela, who has also earned an Olympic quota, the 20-year-old Elavenil is also in the fray in the 10m air rifle event. Elavenil shot a sequence of 105.8, 106.0, 105.4, 103.4, 103.9 and 104.9.

A total of 16 quota places for Tokyo are up for grabs in eight individual events.

Updated Date: Aug 28, 2019 23:48:42 IST