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Apurvi Chandela Attained World Number One Spot in 10m Air Rifle

Indian shooting ace Apurvi Chandela attained the world number one position in the women's 10 metres air rifle event.
Apurvi Chandela Attained World Number One Spot in 10m Air Rifle
  • Apurvi Chandela won Gold Medal at the 2019 ISSF World Cup held in New Delhi and won Bronze medal securing third place in 2015 World Cup held in Changwon.

Details about other extraordiary women in this sport:

  • Anjum Moudgil attained number two after consistent performances in recent years.
  • The rifle ace from Jaipur is among the five Indian shooters to have already secured 2020 Olympics quotas for the country.
  • Moudgil attained the world number two rank in 10 metres Air Rifle after her mixed team Gold at the ISSF World Cup in Beijing.
  • Manu Bhaker is the world number 10 in 25 metres pistol women category.

Let us also look at the Men's Category:

  • Divyansh Singh Panwar's World Cup exploits in Beijing helped him reach world number four spot in 10 metres air rifle category.
  • Divyansh won two gold medals at Beijing - 10 metres air rifle and 10 metres air rifle mixed team - and also secured his quota at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
  • Abhishek Verma won a gold in Beijing reached world number three in 10 metres Air Pistol category.
  • India's teen sensation Saurabh Chaudhary was not far away at world number 6.
  • Anish Bhanwala, another of India's talented young shooter, secured the 10th spot in 25 metres Rapid Fire Pistol category.

Question:

Q. Which Indian women shooter attained the world number one position in the women's 10 metres air rifle event?
a. Aparna Chandela
b. Apurvi Chandela
c. Archana Chandela
d. Aradhna Chandela
Apurvi Chandela Attained World Number One Spot in 10m Air Rifle Apurvi Chandela Attained World Number One Spot in 10m Air Rifle Reviewed by Neha Verma on May 03, 2019 Rating: 5

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