India to host ISSF World Cup 2020

India to host ISSF World Cup 2020

Question: The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup 2020 will be hosted by which country?
(a) India
(b) China
(c) USA
(d) Australia
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • India will be hosting next year’s International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Combined World Cup from 15th to 26th March.
  • The Combined World Cup involves events in rifle, pistol and shotgun.
  • The World Cup in rifle, pistol and shotgun, a test event for the Olympics, will be staged in Tokyo from 15th to 27th April.
  • This will be preceded by the Shotgun World Cup in Nicosia, Cyprus, from 4th to 13th March.

About ISSF:

  • The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) was founded in 1907.
  • It is headquartered at Munich, Germany.
  • It governs the Olympic Shooting events in rifle, pistol and shotgun disciplines, and of several non-Olympic Shooting sport events.

Links:
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/shooting/new-delhi-to-host-issf-world-cup-from-march-15-26-next-year/articleshow/70233391.cms
https://sportstar.thehindu.com/shooting/issf-shooting-world-cup-india-karni-singh-range/article28444709.ece

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