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  • ISSF World Cup begins in Germany

    Published on May 26, 2019

    International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup will begin today at Munich in Germany. Indian shooters Apurvi Chandela, Anjum Moudgil and Elavenil Valarivan will be vying for top honours at the event. The opening day of the competition will see women’s 10 metres Air Rifle final. A total of 919 athletes from 98 countries will be competing for the 17 Tokyo Olympics quota places available, besides a coveted ISSF World Cup medal.

    India has entered a 35-member squad, 23 of them competing for medals in the 10 events lined up over the next five days.  India already has five quota places in Rifle and Pistol competitions and it can pick up a maximum of 12 further quota places from Munich.