Indian shooters are training in Frankfurt to get acclimatise to the conditions before the ISSF World Cup kicks off in Munich on May 25.
Having won five Olympic quota places so far, two in women’s air rifle through Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela, two in men’s air pistol by Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma apart from the one in men’s air rifle by Divyansh Panwar — the Indian squad will now be looking for more berths for Tokyo 2020 Olympics, especially in women’s air pistol.
Heena Sidhu and Manu Bhaker are bright Indian prospects for Olympic quota. While Heena will be competing in the air pistol and the mixed event, Manu will also be shooting the 25m pistol.
Anish Bhanwala and Adarsh Singh will be keen to get hold of the three quotas available in the mens; 25m rapid fire pistol.
The Indian team is scheduled to reach Munich on May 23.
The pre-event training will be held on May 25 and the first day of competition on Sunday will feature the women’s 10m air rifle final.