Ten of India’s best shooters will be seen in action at the next month’s ISSF World Cup Final to be held in New Delhi.
This is the highest ever number of participants from India at a World Cup Final.
There are three Indians in the Men’s Double Trap event, Ankur Mittal, Shapath Bharadwaj and Sangram Dahiya.
Ankur has been in red-hot form winning the gold and silver in the World Cups this year, apart from the recent World Championship silver.
Pooja Ghatkar who bagged the bronze at the World Cup held at home this season, will be shooting in the Women’s 10m Air Rifle.
Ravi Kumar and Deepak Kumar are in the Men’s 10m Air Rifle.
Jitu Rai will also be shooting in Men’s 10m Air Pistol and 50m Pistol events apart from the mixed team competition along with Heena Sidhu. He will be joined by Amanrpeet Singh in the 50m Pistol event.
Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu who had won two gold medals in mixed air pistol in the World Cups, will shoot at the World Cup Final as a pair.
Similarly, Deepak Kumar and Meghana Sajjanar have also earned a berth for the mixed air rifle event.
The World Cup Final will be held from October 24th to 29th.
Men’s: Jitu Rai, Ankur Mittal, Amanpreet Singh, Ravi Kumar, Shapath Bharadwaj, Deepak Kumar, Sangram Dahiya
Women’s: Heena Sidhu, Pooja Ghatkar, Meghana Sajjanar