Subhankar Pramanick Won Gold at ISSF Junior World Cup in Azerbaijan [ Current Affairs - Sports ]

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Subhankar Pramanick a young shooter of Indian has won the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup for pistol, rifle and shotgun in Gabala, Azerbaijan in 50-metre rifle prone event with overall 205.5 score to finish top of the podium.

left Filip Nepejchal, Subhankar Pramanick and Dragomir Iordache

left Filip Nepejchal, Subhankar Pramanick and Dragomir Iordache

left Filip Nepejchal, Subhankar Pramanick and Dragomir Iordache

  • Filip Nepejchal of Czech Republic has won silver medal with 205.2 score and Dragomir Iordache of Romania has won bronze medal with 185.1score.
  • Sambhaji Patil of India also had won second gold medal in the junior men’s 25-metre standard pistol event by shooting 562 score.
  • He was also part of gold medal winning team in the event along with compatriots Gurmeet and Rituraj Singh.

The ISSF World Cup

  • The International Shooting Sport Federation has founded in 1986 similar to qualification to the Olympic shooting competitions.
  • Still it arranges the Olympic shooting events, with four competitions per year in each event since 1988 a World Cup Final.
  • It organize 3 events for both the category Men and Women:
  1. Rifle
  2. Pistol
  3. Shotgun

Overview of 2016 ISSF World Cup

Overview of 2016 ISSF World Cup

Overview of 2016 ISSF World Cup

Rank

Country

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

1

Italy

7

4

1

12

2

 Russia

5

6

9

20

3

 Germany

5

3

3

11

4

 India

3

4

3

10

5

 Hungary

3

-

1

4

6

 France

2

8

4

14

7

 Poland

2

-

2

4

8

 United States

2

-

1

3

9

 Finland

1

2

-

3

10

 Australia

1

1

5

7

11

  Switzerland

1

1

1

3

12

 Greece

1

1

-

2

12

 Norway

1

1

-

2

14

 Denmark

1

-

-

1

14

 Malta

1

-

-

1

16

 Latvia

-

1

1

2

16

 Ukraine

-

1

1

2

18

 Cyprus

-

1

-

1

18

 Czech Republic

-

1

-

1

18

 United Kingdom

-

1

-

1

21

 Croatia

-

-

1

1

21

 Singapore

-

-

1

1

21

 Sweden

-

-

1

1

21

 Turkey

-

-

1

1

- Published on: September 20, 2016