ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol Event- 2019

Question: International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle / Pistol-2019 was held in?
(a) Paris, France
(b) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(c) New Delhi
(d) Sydney, Australia
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • From 26th August to 3rd September, 2019, International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle / Pistol-2019 was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • It was an annual edition of the ISSF World Cup in the Olympic Shooting events and governed by ISSF.
  • India finished the tournament at the top spot with 5 Gold, 2 Silver & 2 Bronze medals, with 9 medals altogether.
  • Teen stars Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary registered remarkable victory by winning gold medal in the mixed 10m air pistol event of this shooting sport.
  • This win provided a fitting finale to India’s unprecedented dominance of the medal tally in the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol stage.
  • Representing the other Indian team in the same event, Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek Verma won the silver medal.
  • The results ensured an unprecedented top finish for India across all four ISSF World Cup stages this year, including the lone junior world cup.

Link:
https://sportstar.thehindu.com/shooting/issf-rifle-pistol-world-cup-bhaker-saurabh-abhishek-yashaswini-india-gold-silver-bronze-medal-tally-score-results-rio-tokyo-olympic-2020-quota/article29321083.ece#

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