ISSF has invited five Indian shooters for the second edition of the President’s Cup scheduled to be held between November 28 to December 4 in Cairo, Egypt.
India will be reprresented by newly crowned World Champion Rudrankksh Patil in Men’s 10m Air Rifle, Olympic Quota winner Swapnil Kusale, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, Rhythm Sangwan and Anjum Moudgil.
The top 12 athletes in individual Olympic events are called upon to participate in this prestigious event every year. Germany is set to have the biggest representation with 12 already qualified athletes this year. France has 10 athletes in the top-ranked, while the Czech Republic has eight. With the Pan-American Championship due to start in Lima, Peru on Monday, November 5, the United States still have a chance to increase the number of qualified shooters from six to eight.
The winners of each of these events will win the ‘Golden Target’, a trophy awarded to the top shooter in each event.