Rahi Sarnobat wins gold in 25m Pistol, secures Olympics Tokyo 2020 berth
New Delhi :
Rahi Sarnobat wins gold in 25m Pistol and also secures berth for the all-important Olympics Tokyo 2020. Meanwhile, Saurabh Chaudhary wins gold in the men's 10m air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Munich with a finals world record score of 246.3. This is India's second gold at the event -- Apurvi Chandela had won the first on Sunday in the women's 10m air rifle event. At the all-important ISSF World Cup, he competed against the best in the world and emerged as victorious.
Saurabh's compatriot Shahzar Rizvi also made the final, but finished fifth with a score of 177.6. India already have five quotas in place for the 2020 Olympics; Saurabh and Abhishek Verma earned berths in the 10m air pistol for men, Anjum Moudgil and Chandela in the 10m air rifle for women, and Divyansh Singh Panwar in the 10m air rifle for men.