Issf world cup 2020- Full info about Indian sport shooters



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There are few sports like shooting, wrestling, track and field events where India is expected to do well and not just do well but also to bring Laurels for the country by winning the medals in that sports. And shooting is one such game. Whereas usual is expected from the players like Saurabh Chaudhary, Manu Bhaker and Abhisekh Varma to win medals.  But the Olympics will be happening soon but before that, we need to host and participate in Issf World Cup 2020. For those who don’t know what Issf stands for “ International Shooting and Sports Federation”. It will take place in Tuklakabad at Karni Singh Range From March 15 to 26.

This event will take place Immediately after Shotgun World Cup In Nicosia, Cyprus that will take place from March 4 to 13.

However the world cup for Rifle, Shotgun and Pistol, a test event will take place in Tokyo from April 15 to 27.

Immediately after this tournament, the next tournament that will take place will be from June 2 to June 9.

.This world cup will be the good platforms for all Indian Shooters to participate in the summer Tokyo Olympics.

India has been hosting a series of tournaments from last one year and Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary who were the star performer of 2019 will have a huge expectation and they need to perform well as this world cup 2020.

.Issf Secretary gave the approval to the Rifle Association of India to host the world cup in New Delhi this year.

. We will see 15 shooter s representing India in this world cup 2020. Their names are as follows

  1. Anjum Moudgil, 10m Women’s Air Rifle, Individual
  2. Apurvi Chandela, 10m Women’s Air Rifle, Individual
  3. Divyansh Singh Panwar, 10m Men’s Air Rifle, Individual
  4. Deepak Kumar, 10m Men’s Air Rifle, Individual
  5. Tejaswini Sawant, 50m Women’s Rifle 3 Position, Individual
  6. Sanjeev Rajput, 50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position, Individual
  7. Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar, 50m Men’s Rifle 3 Position, Individual
  8. Manu Bhaker, 10m Women’s Air Pistol, Individual
  9. Yashaswini Singh Deswal, 10m Women’s Air Pistol, Individual
  10. Saurabh Chaudhary, 10m Men’s Air Pistol, Individual
  11. Abhishek Verma, 10m Men’s Air Pistol, Individual
  12. Rahi Sarnobat, 25m Women’s Pistol, Individual
  13. Chinki Yadav, 25m Women’s Pistol, Individual
  14. Angad Veer Singh Bajwa, Men’s Skeet, Individual
  15. Mairaj Ahmad Khan, Men’s Skeet, Individual.

.Anjum Moudgil was the first shooter who qualified for the Tokyo Olympics by winning silver at 2018 world championship In Changwon South Korea in 2018.

.Apurvi Chandela along with Anjum Moudgil qualified for 10m air rifle by securing 4th place with a score of 207 and also in the same competition.

.Saurabh Chaudhary

During Issf world cup that was held in Delhi recently promoted Saurabh to earn a quota for Olympics in 10 m air pistol.

. Rahi Sarnobat

She earned the quota for Olympics at Issf Munich World cup in 25 m Air Pistol.

. Abhisekh Varma

Verma clinched Back to Back gold one gold at Issf held in Munich clinched him the spot for Olympics.

. Divyansh Singh Panwar

. At Issf world cup in Beijing, he won silver and gold medals in air rifle mixed team event earned him the place for Olympics.

. Manu Bhaker.

17-year-old Manu Bhaker sealed her berth for the Olympics through the ISSF World Cup in Munich, where she finished fourth in the women’s 10m Air Pistol

Yashashwini Deswal

. While Bhaker was the first woman shooter to seal her berth in the 10m Air Pistol, 22-year-old Yashaswini Deswal followed suit soon after winning a gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in Rio.

. Sanjeev Rajput

.  Amongst the major beneficiaries in Rio was the men’s 50m Rifle 3 position shooter Sanjeev Rajput, who claimed the silver medal with a score of 462 in the final.

The veteran marksman participated in the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Games, but could not make it past the qualification round. Now with an Olympic berth sealed for a third time in his career, the reigning Commonwealth Games gold medallist will hope to buck that trend.

. Deepak Kumar

.  The 22-year-old qualified after winning silver at Asian Championships and earned a quota for Olympics 2020.

Chinki Yadav

The young markswoman from Madhya Pradesh clinched an Olympic berth for the nation with a fine performance at the recently concluded Asian Championships.

women’s 25m Air Pistol discipline

Tejaswini Sawant

India is assured to have some participation in the women’s 50m rifle 3 position Air Rifle at Tokyo 2020 after Tejaswini Sawant pocketed a berth with a fourth-place finish at the Asian Championship. Sawant is a three-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist but will make her Olympic Games debut in 2020 if selected.

Aishwarya Singh Tomar

Another one of India’s young shooting prodigies, 18-year-old Aishwarya Singh Tomar became the nation’s 13th marksman to win a quota place after a third-place finish at the Asian Championship.

The youngster’s bronze in Doha meant India will have maximum participation in the men’s 50m 3 position Rifle category, with Sanjeev Rajput winning the first quota earlier in the Rio World Cup.

Angad Bajwa

India’s skeet shooters have had a difficult season on the whole, but that trend was put to bed at the Asian Championship in Doha, with the nation’s Angad Bajwa winning gold in the men’s skeet category.

The reigning Asian Shotgun Championships gold medallist will now be expected to make his Olympic debut come 2020.

Mairaj Ahmad Khan

There was further joy for India’s skeet shooters at the Asian Championship in Doha, as veteran Mairaj Khan clinched the silver medal to claim the second men’s skeet quota for the 2020 Tokyo Games. The 44-year-old participated in the 2016 Rio Games, where he finished in ninth position.

Upcoming Events

  1. Issf word cup shotgun(4-13 march)
  2. Issf world cup rifle/pistol/shotgun(15th march-27th march)
  3. Issf Judges Course(16-18th march)
  4. Olympics Games Test events/rifle/Pistol and shotgun.(16-24 April)
  5. European Championship Shotgun (6-20th May)
  6. European Qualification Championship for the 2020 Olympic Games(18-25 May)
  7. 06 – 09.06
  8. ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol
  9. Munich, GER
  10. 06 – 19.06
  11. ISSF Running Target World Championship Running Target
  12. Châteauroux, FRA
  13. 06 – 03.07
  14. ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol / Shotgun
  15. Baku, AZE
  16. 06 – 02.07
  17. European Championship Junior
  18. 07 – 19.07
  19. World Championship Juniors Rifle / Pistol / Shotgun
  20. Suhl, GER
  21. 07 – 09.08
  22. XXXII Olympic Games (Shooting: 24.07. – 03.08.)
  23. 07 – 19.07
  24. World Championship Juniors Rifle / Pistol / Shotgun
  25. Suhl, GER
  26. 07 – 09.08
  27. XXXII Olympic Games (Shooting: 24.07. – 03.08.)

Schedule for Upcoming Events 

Dissecting Players Individually…

. Apurvi Chandela

Apurvi Chandela an Indian Shooter who plays for 10 m air rifle event.

. Chandela was born and raised in Jaipur Rajasthan

Carrier achievements

. Chandela won the gold medal in the 10 m air rifle event at the national shooting championships New Delhi.

.In 2014 she won four medals at the inter shoot championships at the Hague, that included two individuals and two medals.

In 2016 Rio Olympics in the women’s 10m air rifle event where she finished at 34th position in the qualification round out of 51 contestants.

Anjum Moudgil

.She is an Indian sport shooter and born and raised in Chandigarh and represents Punjab.

Carrier Achievements

. She took 9th Position in the 2016 world Cup.

. Silver Medal in World University Championship.

.Took Gold in South Asian Games.

.2018 she won women’s 50 m air rifle three positions events at the ISSF world cup In Mexico.

.2019 she claimed world 2nd spot in women’s 10 m air rifle Issf rankings.

.She was India’s No 1 in women 50m  3p.

.She is one of the 19 athletes picked by the selection committee for the Arjun award 2019.

. Saurabh Chaudhary

. Saurabh Chaudhary hails from Meerut Uttar Pradesh.  The Indian sport shooter won the gold medal at 2018 Asian Games in 10 m air Rifle Pistol.

, He was the youngest Indian gold medallist at the Indian Asian Games.

.Carrier Achievements.

. Chaudhary becomes the youngest Indian shooter to win a gold medal in the Asian Games.

.In February 2019 he won the gold medal in Issf world cup in Delhi.

In April 2019 he participated in the mixed team 10 m pistol Issf world cup in Munich.

January 2020 he won 63rd gold at the 63rd National Shooting Championships in the men’s 10m air rifle pistol.

Rahi Sarnobat

. Rahi Sarnobat hails from Maharastra from Kolhapur.

. She competes in 25 m pistols shooting.

.She is the first women to win the gold medal in shooting in Asian Games For India.

.Her inspiration is fellow Maharastra sports shooter “Tejashwini Sawant”.

Carrier Achievements

.2014 commonwealth games in Glasgow she won the gold medal in 25 m pistols.

.22nd august 2018 she won the first individual in the Asian Games gold medallist in shooting in 25 m pistol event with the game score of 34.

. Abhisekh Varma

.Abhisekh Varma is Indian sport shooter hails from Panipat Harayana.

Carrier Achievements

. In 2019 Beijing he won a gold medal in the men’s 10 m air pistol.

.In 2018 Jakarta Palembang he won a bronze medal in 10 m air pistol event.

.The engineer-cum Lawyer turned into the professional shooter.

. Divyansh Singh Panwar

. He is Indian sport shooter hails from Jaipur Rajasthan India.

. Born in a family where both parents are from the Medical Profession.

. His father is a Doctor and His mother is a Nurse.

. Carrier Achievements

. Panwar won gold medals in 2018 Issf Junior World Cup In Suhi.

.At the 2018 world shooting championship in Changwaon. Panwar and Shreya Agrawal won bronze 10 m air rifle event with a score of 1875.3 a world junior record.

. After finishing 12th in the individual metre air rifle event of 2019 Issf world cup In Delhi.

.Panwar won silver at the same event In Beijing.

.Paired with Anjum Moudgil in the mixed team event at the world cup, he won gold at Beijing.

. Manu Bhaker

.Manu Bhaker is an Indian Olympian sport shooter, and she plays airgun shooting.

.Carrier Achievements.

. Bhaker decided to take up the competitive shooting.

.She first tasted success at the International level where she won the silver medal in 2017 Asian Championship.

.2017 national games held in Kerela Bhaker won 9 gold medals.

.In 2018 Issf world cup in Mexico.

Bhaker won the gold medal in 10 m air pistol defeating Mexico’s Alejendra Zavala.

In 2018 Asian games she scored a games record score of 593 in the qualification round of 25 m Air Pistol event.

. Yashwashni Deshwal

. Yashwashni Deshwal hails from Delhi India. She won the gold medal in 10 m air pistol event in 2019 Issf world cup held in Rio De Janerio.

.Carrier Achievements.

.In 2014 qualified for 2014 summer youth Olympics In Nanjang, China.

. Where she finished sixth in the final of 10 m air pistol event.

.In 2016 she bagged gold at the Asian Games and at 2017 she won the gold medal again.

. Sanjeev Rajput

Sanjeev Rajput an Indian sport shooter hails from Yamunanagar Harayana.

.Carrier Achievements

.He won 3 gold and silver at Saf Games at Islamabad 2004.

.He won 50 m air rifle position along with 10 m air rifle positions in 2005-06 at Melbourne.

.He contested in 50 m rifle pro event in 2008 summer Olympics In Beijing.

.In 2018  Asian games won the silver medal in 50 m rifle three positions category.

. Deepak Kumar.

.He is Indian sport shooter hails from Delhi India.

.Carrier Achievements

. He won the bronze medal at the 2018 Issf world Cup In Gudalahara in 10 m air rifle mixed event with Mehuli Ghosh.

. Chinki Yadav

.Chinki Yadav an Indian sport shooter won the quota for Olympics 2020 in 25 m sport pistol event.

Carrier Achievements.

. If you look at her track record in sport shooting that is gradually enhanced in succession.

.Her scores are 580,570,571 and 584 in the four world cups held in Delhi, Beijing, Munich and Rio respectively.

. Tejaswni Sawant.

.Tejaswni Sawant is an Indian sport shooter  From Kolhapur Maharastra.

.Her father was an officer in the Indian Navy.

.Carrier Achievements

.She was selected to represent India at 2006 commonwealth games ahead of Asian Games gold medallist Anjali Ved Prakash Bhagwat.

.2010 commonwealth games she won silver in 50 m rifle three positions at 2009 Issf world cup In Munich.

.In 2018 commonwealth games she won silver at women’s 50 m air rifle three positions.

. Aishwarya Singh Tomar.

Aishwarya Singh Tomar hails from Khargone Madhya Pradesh.

.He was born in the family of farmers.

Carrier Achievements.

.Tomar won bronze in 2019 Asian Airgun Championship in the junior 10 m air rifle event.

.Tomar won the bronze medal in 50 m air rifle three positions

.In 2019 Asian Shooting Championship in Doha scoring 449.1 in the final.

.Angad Bajwa

Angad Bajwa hails from Chandigarh India. He holds the high skeet final round of 60 out of 60.

Carrier Achievements

.2018 Asian games he shot 119 out of 125 and failed to qualify for the final.

.2019 Asian Shooting Championship he won gold in men’s skeet event after a shoot out the fellow compatriot Miraj Ahmed who settled for Silver.

. Mairaj Ahmed Khan.

. He is an Indian sport shooter hails from Bulandshar India.

.He plays in shotgun skeet discipline.

.Carrier Achievements.

.Silver Medal in 2016 Issf world cup Brazil.

.Bronze Medal in Asian ShotGun Uae.

Let’s have a look at these players in which category they play.

  1. Anjum Moudgil (10 m air rifle sport)
  2. Apurvi Chandela(10 m air rifle sport)
  3. Saurabh Chaudhary(10 m air pistol sport)
  4. Manu Bhaker(10 m air pistol sport)
  5. Abhisekh Verma(10 m air pistol sport)
  6. Yashwashwni Deshwal(10 air pistol sport)
  7. Rahi Sarnobat(25 m air pistol sport)
  8. Aishwarya Singh Tomar(50 m rifle three positions)
  9. Mairaj Ahmed Khan(Shotgun skeet discipline)’
  10. Angad Bajwa(Shotgun skeet discipline).
  11. Tejaswini Sawant(50 m rifle three positions)
  12. Chinki Yadav(25 m pistol sport)
  13. Deepak Kumar (10 m air rifle mixed event)
  14. Sanjeev Rajput(50 m rifle three positions)
  15. Divyansh Singh Panwar(10 m air rifle event)