first_imgISSF Shooting World Cup: Apurvi Chandela bags 10m air rifle gold in MunichApurvi Chandela had also won silver in the 10m air rifle during the 2015 Munich competition. Chandela had won quotas for the 2020 Olympics after finishing fourth at the world championships.advertisement Indo-Asian News Service MunichMay 26, 2019UPDATED: May 26, 2019 20:06 IST Apurvi had won the first gold at the Delhi World Cup in February (Twitter)HIGHLIGHTSChandela’s total score in the final was 251Wang Luyao and Xu Hong won the silver and bronze respectivelyIndian shooters are competing for 12 of the 17 Tokyo Olympic quotas availableApurvi Chandela on Sunday won the gold in women’s 10m air rifle at the ISSF World Cup in Munich. The 26-year-old shot 251 points in the final to pip China’s Luyao Wang’s score of 250.8. This was Apurvi’s second gold of the year, having won the first at the Delhi World Cup in February.Her compatriot Elavenil Valarivan, however, narrowly missed out on a medal after finishing fourth behind China’s Xu Hong. The 19-year-old, who won gold in the junior event of the Sydney World Cup in 2018, shot 208.3 while Xu Hong finished with a score of 229.4.Indian shooters are competing for 12 of the 17 Tokyo Olympic quotas available in Munich, having already secured five quota places in rifle and pistol competitions.Chandela and Anjum Mudgil were the first to secure their places. Saurabh Chaudhary then sealed the third quota place with a world record score at the Delhi World Cup in February.The fourth and fifth spots were taken by Divyansh Singh Panwar and Abhishek Verma, respectively, at the Beijing World Cup.Indians therefore had to forfeit their right to quotas in the women’s 10m air rifle and men’s 10m air pistol events. Panwar’s victory in Beijing means that only one Olympic quota is available for the Indians in the men’s 10m air rifle event in Munich.Also Read | Boxing league likely to happen in August or September: BFI president Ajay SinghAlso Watch:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow Shooting World CupFollow ISSFFollow Apurvi Chandela Nextlast_img

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