Indian Olympian Anjum Moudgil Clinched Silver Medal at Issf Shooting World Cup 2022

AWARDS AND SPORTS

In the ISSF Shooting World Cup-2022, Indian Olympian Anjum Moudgil clinched a silver medal in the category women`s 50m rifle 3 positions (3P) event with a score of 406.5. This is her second individual ISSF World Cup silver in the event. 

With this, India`s medal tally at the event goes to four (1 gold and 3 silver). In the medals table, India moved to third rank, behind Korea and Serbia.

The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Shooting World Cup-2022 was held in Baku, Azerbaijan. From India, a 12-member rifle squad participated in the event. All of the squads were only rifle shooters, even though the tournament features rifles, pistols and shotguns.

Earlier, Swapnil Kusale had won the silver medal in the 50 m rifle 3P event in the men's category. On the other hand, in the women`s 10m air rifle event, the team of Elavenil Valarivan, Ramita and Shreya Agrawal won a gold medal by defeating Denmark.

The men’s rifle 3 positions team comprising Swapnil Kusale, Olympian Deepak Kumar and Goldie Gurjar also went on to win a silver in the team competition.

 

   Important points for the exam:

  • Indian Olympian Anjum Moudgil clinched a silver medal at the ISSF Shooting World Cup-2022 held in Baku, Azerbaijan.
  • She won the medal in the category women`s 50m rifle 3 positions (3P) event with a score of 406.5.
  • This is her second individual ISSF World Cup silver in the event. 
  • With this, India`s medal tally at the event goes to four (1 gold and 3 silver).
  • From India, a 12-member rifle squad participated in the event.
  • Earlier, Swapnil Kusale had won the silver medal in the 50 m rifle 3P event in the men's category. 

   Facts to know:

  • International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF)  was established in 1907.
  • Headquarters of ISSF: Munich, Germany.
  • President of ISSF: Mr.Vladimir Lisin
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