India’s Sanjeev Rajput Wins Silver in ISSF World Cup

Rajput finished seventh in the qualification with a score of 1167.

Published28 Jun 2016, 10:47 AM IST
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Ace shooter Sanjeev Rajput has bagged the silver medal for India in the men’s 50-metre rifle 3 position event of the ISSF World Cup.

Rajput shot 456.9 to win the silver medal in the last World Cup before the Rio Olympic Games.

Croatia’s Petar Gorsa won the gold medal with 457.5, while Hyeonjun Kim of Korea bagged the bronze after he shot 445.5.

Rajput finished seventh in the qualification with a score of 1167 in kneeling, prone and standing position, while Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang was 23rd with 1161.

Chain Singh was placed 32nd with a total of 1159. 

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