ISSF World Cup: Elavenil Valarivan Clinches Gold For India in 10m Air Rifle event
The 20-year-old Indian shooter shot the yellow medal with 251.7 points while Seonaid Mcintosh from Great Britain took the silver with 250.6 points.
With India already having secured the maximum of 2 Olympic quotas in the women's 10m Air Rifle category, the Olympic quota on Wednesday went to Ying-Shin Lin from Chinese Taipei who finished with a bronze.
— ISSF (@ISSF_Shooting) August 28, 2019
Elavenil Valarivan had missed a place on the podium at the ISSF World Cup in Munich by a whisker wherin she finished 4th in the final. However there was no stopping the budding shooter, was was in fine shooting form, pipping senior compatriots Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela.
The Gold was also Elavenil Valarivan's maiden medal at senior World Cup. The 20-year-old from Tamil Nadu had earlier won gold medals at ISSF Junior World Cup in Sydney and Suhl in 2018.
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