ISSF World Cup: Apurvi Chandela, Deepak Kumar clinch gold in 10m air rifle mixed team event

first_img India Today Web Desk Rio de JaneiroSeptember 2, 2019UPDATED: September 2, 2019 22:38 IST Apurvi Chandela has won her 3rd World Cup Gold Medal. (IANS Photo)HIGHLIGHTSApurvi and Deepak blew away the Chinese pair of Yang Qian and Yu Haonan 16-6 in a one-sided finalAnjum and Divyansh shot 418.0 to lie fourth and qualified for the bronze medal matchIndia have so far secured 9 quota places in shooting for Tokyo OlympicsIndian shooters Apurvi Chandela and Deepak Kumar put in a dominant display to clinch gold in the 10m air rifle mixed team event of the ongoing ISSF shooting World Cup on Monday.The duo outclassed China’s Yang Qian and Yu Haonan 16-6 in the final. It is India’s fourth gold at the event. India have so far secured 9 quota places in shooting for Tokyo Olympics.Meanwhile, Anjum Moudgil and Divyansh Singh Panwar beat the Hungarian pair of Eszter Meszaros and Peter Sidi 16-10 in the bronze medal match.Apurvi-Deepak win gold!Superb show by our #TOPSAthlete Mixed Team 10m Air Rifle pair of @apurvichandela & #DeepakKumar for winning the goldat the @ISSF_Shooting World Cup.#TOPSAthlete pair of @anjum_moudgil & #DivyanshPanwar won bronze.Many congratulations! pic.twitter.com/7aRF8wZ8sxSAIMedia (@Media_SAI) September 2, 2019India won eight of the 11 single-shot duels between the teams, where the combined score of one pair is compared to that of the other and the higher total awarded two points.The first to 16 points wins and this is the format which will be used in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.After comfortably getting through round one of qualification, the pair of Apurvi and Deepak topped the board after 20 individual shots in round two, featuring the top eight teams from the previous round.Their total of 419.1 enabled them to get straight into the gold medal match where they found themselves against the Chinese pair who had come in second with 418.7.Anjum and Divyansh shot 418.0 to lie fourth and qualified for the bronze medal match against the Hungarian pair of Eszter Meszaros and Peter Sidi, who shot 418.6 to finish third.advertisementAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow Apurvi ChandelaFollow Deepak KumarFollow ISSF shooting World Cup ISSF World Cup: Apurvi Chandela, Deepak Kumar clinch gold in 10m air rifle mixed team eventThe duo of Apurvi Chandela, Deepak Kumar outclassed China’s Yang Qian and Yu Haonan 16-6 in the final to clinch gold in 10m air rifle mixed team event.advertisement Nextlast_img

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