Olympian Anjum Moudgil received the rifle 3-position silver, behind Rikke Maeng Ibsen of Denmark, within the taking pictures World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan, on Friday.
The 29-year-old Anjum had shot 587 in qualification and adopted that up with a 406.5 within the second stage that led to the medal spherical. Anjum was 4.9 level behind the Dane who went on prevail within the gold medal match 16-12.
It was the second particular person silver medal within the occasion on the World Cup for Anjum, who had received silver within the World Championship in air rifle, after the one at World Cup in Guadalajara in 2018.
The Indian males’s rifle 3-position staff of Swapnil Kussale, Deepak Kumar and Goldi Gurjar additionally bagged the silver because it acquired overwhelmed 17-7 by Croatia, a lot in distinction to the shut duel within the earlier two phases of qualification.
In the ladies’s rifle 3-position staff occasion, Ashi Chouksey, Anjum and Ayushi Podder shot 867 within the second stage, and missed the prospect for a medal by one level. It was a disappointing flip because the staff had topped the primary stage of qualification with 1316,
The Indian tally of a gold and three silver medals helped the staff climb to the third spot on the medals desk behind Korea and Serbia. Indeed, a commendable fare contemplating that the Indian staff had restricted itself to the rifle occasions, not fielding any shooter within the pistol and shotgun.
The outcomes: 50m rifle 3-position: Women: 1. Rikke Maeng Ibsen (Den) 16 (411.4) 586; 2. Anjum Moudgil 12 (406.5) 587; 3. Lee Eunseo (Kor) 405.3 (591); 16. Ayushi Podder 585; 20. Ashi Chouksey 584.
Men’s staff: 1. Croatia (Jossip Sikavica, Andrija Mikuljan, Miran Maricic) 17 (876) 1312; 2. India (Goldi Gurjar, Swapnil Kusale, Deepak Kumar) 7 (880) 1311; 3. Ukraine 16 (875) 1306; 4. Korea 12 (870) 1302.