ISSF World Cup Finals: India clinch President's Trophies for 10m air pistol, air rifle mixed team to finish campaign on high

India finished their engagements at the ISSF World Cup Finals on a high, with their shooters featuring in teams that won the President's Trophies for both the 10m air pistol and air rifle mixed team competitions

Press Trust of India November 22, 2019 20:31:16 IST
ISSF World Cup Finals: India clinch President's Trophies for 10m air pistol, air rifle mixed team to finish campaign on high
  • India finished their engagements at the ISSF World Cup Finals on a high, with their shooters featuring in teams that won the President's Trophies for both the 10m air pistol and air rifle mixed team competitions

  • In the mixed air pistol final, Manu Bhaker first paired with World No 1 Russian Artem Chernousov to get the better of India's Saurabh Chaudhary and Olympic champion Anna Korakaki 17-13

  • It was then the turn of Divyansh Singh Panwar to team up with Croatian legend Snjezana Pejcic, to win the trophy in the 10m air rifle mixed team competition

Putian: India finished their engagements at the ISSF World Cup Finals on a high, with their shooters featuring in teams that won the President's Trophies for both the 10m air pistol and air rifle mixed team competitions on Friday.

ISSF World Cup Finals India clinch Presidents Trophies for 10m air pistol air rifle mixed team to finish campaign on high

File image of Manu Bhaker. Image courtesy: Twitter @ISSF_Shooting

In the mixed air pistol final, Manu Bhaker first paired with World No 1 Russian Artem Chernousov to get the better of India's Saurabh Chaudhary and Olympic champion Anna Korakaki 17-13.

It was then the turn of Divyansh Singh Panwar to team up with Croatian legend Snjezana Pejcic, to win the trophy in the 10m air rifle mixed team competition. Divyansh and Snjezana prevailed 16-14 over India's Apurvi Chandela and D Zhang.

It got even better when Shahzar Rizvi also won bronze in the 10m air pistol mixed team competition.

Both Manu and Divyansh had earlier won their individual 10m competitions — air pistol and rifle, ensuring that India topped the medals tally with three gold medals.

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