Apurvi Chandela Smashed World Record To Win Gold At ISSF World Cup 2019

Apurvi Chandela got India its first medal at the ISSF World Cup 2019 by winning the gold in women’s 10 m air rifle in New Delhi. She set a new world record by registering a score of 252.9 points in the final today.

The shooter advanced to the final by finishing fourth in the qualifying round.

“It’s been a bit tough I have been practising are not giving up. I am glad I got the result today. There are a lot of important competitions ahead. I am looking forward to bettering this performance,” Chandela told ANI.

China grabbed the silver and bronze in the women’s 10 m air rifle event.

Despite lagging behind in the qualifying round in terms of points Apurvi dominated the eight women final round.