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ISSF World Cup Baku: Rhythm Sangwan clinches bronze in ladies’s 10 m air pistol

Baku [Azerbaijan], May 11 (ANI): India’s Rhythm Sangwan took bronze within the ladies’s 10m air pistol occasion on the ISSF World Cup 2023 for rifle and pistol shooters in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday.

Rhythm Sangwan completed third within the remaining with a rating of 219.1, behind Olympic champion Anna Korakaki of Greece and gold medalist Olena Kostevych of Ukraine from the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. It was Rhythm Sangwan’s first particular person senior medal on the World Cup of Shooting.

The different Indian within the remaining, Esha Singh, completed sixth with a rating of 154.8, as per Olympics.com.

Rhythm Sangwan, 19, completed third within the qualification spherical with a rating of 581 and superior to the ultimate. Esha Singh made it to the eight-woman 24-shot remaining after ending eighth with 579.

Meanwhile, Manu Bhaker, India’s prime shooter contesting for rating factors, completed fortieth within the 60-shot qualification stage with a rating of 570.

Divya TS didn’t get previous the qualification spherical, ending 18th with a rating of 575.

Sarabjot Singh of India gained the qualification stage within the males’s 10m air pistol occasion with 589, nonetheless, he completed fourth within the remaining with 198.9. Sarabjot Singh gained the gold medal on the ISSF World Cup in Bhopal in March.

Arjun Singh Cheema completed twelfth within the males’s 10m air pistol class, whereas Shiv Narwal, Ujjawal Malik, and Varun Tomar completed seventeenth, forty first, and 52nd, respectively.

For the capturing World Cup in Baku, the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) has adopted the Tokyo 2020 Olympics format. The semi-final stage has been faraway from the present event. The competitors solely has one spherical of qualification, from which the highest eight go to the ultimate.

The Baku meet is the penultimate stage of the ISSF World Cup for rifle and pistol shooters. The remaining stage will probably be place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, previous to the ISSF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, in November.

India has fielded a 34-man crew for the ISSF World Cup Baku 2023. The occasion will conclude on May 14th. (ANI)