ISSF World Cup: Indian women’s rifle team did a great job, started with gold, disappointed with the men’s team

In the ongoing ISSF World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan, the Indian women’s team has brought laurels to the country by doing a great job. Elavenil Valarivan, Ramita and Shreya Agarwal opened their account by winning the gold medal in the 10m air rifle team event. The Indian trio defeated Denmark’s Anna Nielsen, Emma Koch and Rikke Maeng Ibsen by 17.5. While Poland claimed the bronze medal.

Let us tell you that former world number one shooters Elavenil, Ramita and Shreya reached the final on Monday after two rounds of qualification. He had secured the first position in the first qualification with a score of 944.4. She finished second behind Denmark in the second qualification. There was no good news from the men’s air rifle team. The Indian men’s team’s Rudraksh Patil, Partha Makhija and Dhanush Srikanth lost to Croatia by 10.16 in the bronze medal match and were deprived of winning any medals. The Indian rifle team is at the fifth position in the medal tally while Serbia is at the top.

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