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.