Nine Indian shooters in World Top-10

Nine Indian shooters in World Top-10

  
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Anjum Moudgil. Photo: indianshooting.com

After finishing on top of the medals tally at the recently concluded ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico, nine Indian shooters — four women and five men — have made it to the top-10 world rankings, according to the ISSF rankings released on Sunday.

The 23-year-old Shahzar Rizvi became the highest ranked Indian shooter while Anjum Moudgil became the only shooter from India to figure in top ten in two events.

Shahzar became World No. 2 in Men’s 10m Air Pistol while Anjum Moudgil became World No. 5 in Women’s 10m Air Rifle and No. 9 in Women’s 50m Three Positions.

In Men’s 50m Rifle Three Positions, Akhil Sheoran became No. 3 while Sanjeev Rajput No. 10.

Jitu Rai and Ravi Kumar became No. 4 in Men’s 10m Air Pistol and Men’s 10m Air Rifle respectively.

The 16-year-old Manu Bhaker became World No. 5 in Women’s 10m Air Pistol while Yashaswini Singh Deswal became No. 8 in the same event.

Another teenage sensation Mehuli Ghosh became World No. 6 in Women’s 10m Air Rifle.

However, none of the shotgun shooters could make it to the top-10.

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