Apurvi Chandela becomes World Number One in women’s 10m Air Rifle
Indian shooting ace Apurvi Chandela attained world number one position in women’s 10metres Air Rifle event. Anjum Moudgil also now holds world number two rank in 10metres Air Rifle after winning her mixed team gold at ISSF World Cup in Beijing, China.
Apurvi Singh Chandela
- She is an Indian sport shooter from Jaipur who competes in 10 metre air rifle event.
- She is among five Indian shooters who have already secured 2020 Olympics quotas for India.
- She held a world record score of 252.9 and clinched gold at International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup held at New Delhi in February 2019.
- She was a gold medallist at 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Game, UK and a bronze medal winner in next edition of Commonwealth at Gold Coast.
- She won a bronze medal in 10m mixed rifle event, in 2018 Asian Games held at Indonesia.
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Sports Current Affairs