New Delhi: Two shooters from India performed brilliantly at the ongoing International Shooting Sports Federation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and won two gold medals. Shooters Apurvi Chandela and Deepak Kumar have won gold medals in the 10m air rifle mixed team. The Indian pair defeated Chinese duo Yang Qian and Yu Hyonan by a margin of 16-6. This is India's fourth gold in this tournament. At the same time, Anjum Modgil and Divyansh Singh Panwar won bronze medals in the same category.
The two defeated Hungary's Ester Meszaros and Peter Sidi 16–10 in the bronze medal match. India has got 7 medals in the Rio World Cup so far, which is the best performance. India had won 6 medals in Munich in May this year and now improved the performance in Rio. Prior to Apurvi and Deepak, Abhishek Verma won the men's 10m air pistol, Elavenil Valarivan won the women's 10m air rifle and Yashaswini Singh Deswal won the gold in the women's 10m air pistol category.
Apurvi and Deepak received the Silver Medal in the Munich ISSF World Cup. Divyansh and Anjum won the gold there. Earlier, Apurvi took 210.8 points during qualification and the Indian pair topped with 419.1 points. At the same time, the pair of Divyansh and Anjum took 418 points and qualified for the bronze medal. Let us know that India is at the top of the Rio World Cup with four gold medals.
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