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    ISSF World Cup: Varun Tomar wins Bronze in Men’s 10m Air Pistol

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    Varun Tomar on Sunday won the bronze in Men 10m Air Pistol on the opening day of the ISSF World Cup in Cairo, Egypt.

    The 19-year-old Indian pipped compatriot Sarabjot Singh, initially tied at 250.6 after five series in the ranking round, by virtue of having collected 0.2 more in the shootoff. While Tomar shot a 10.3 in the SO, Sarabjot could only manage a 10.1.

    Among the other Indians in action, Sarabjot had finished fifth with 581. Meanwhile, Sumit Raman was placed a lowly 47th.

    In the women event, Rhythm Sangwan couldnÔÇÖt clear the qualification round, ending 23rd best with 568. Although she finished second in the qualifiers (577), Esha Singh wasnÔÇÖt able to make the top-8 because she was participating for RPO (Ranking Points Only).

    Manu Bhaker and TS Dhivya made the ranking round but failed to reach the podium, finishing fifth and seventh, respectively.