1st Medal at Ongoing ISSF World Cup-Air Warrior SGT Shahzar Rizvi (Important) (Download PDF)

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World record holder Shahzar Rizvi claimed India’s 1st medal at ongoing ISSF World Cup, winning 10m air pistol silver. He belonged to IAF Shooting team. At CWG, Mitharwal’s 2 bronze medals had come in 10m air pistol & 50m pistol events, while Rai had won 10m air pistol gold.

Image of World record holder Shahzar Rizvi (ISSF World Cup)

Image of World Record Holder Shahzar Rizvi (ISSF World Cup)

Image of World record holder Shahzar Rizvi (ISSF World Cup)

ISSF World Cup Was Held at South Korea

  • Gold medalist of event Artem Chernousov of Russia scored 240.0 points whereas Rizvi scored 239.8 point in final round.

  • In 24-shot final, Rizvi was 0.2 adrift of Russian before final shot.

  • Rizvi shot score of 582 out of 600 to make it to eight-man final in 6th place. CWG gold-medallist Rai & bronze-medallist Mitharwal finished 38th & 11thw/scores of 575 & 581.

Other Wins Shahzar Rizvi

  • With Rizvi’s silver, India got onto board at Changwon International Shooting Centre w/8 more finals left to play over next 5 competition days.

  • Earlier, Shahzar Rizvi clinched gold medal w/world record score in memorable maiden ISSF World Cup appearance held at Guadalajara in Mexico on 3rd March, 2018.

  • Their Meerut-based Rizvi shot world record 242.3 in 10m air pistol event’s final to beat reigning Olympic champion Christian Reitz of Germany, 239.7, to win top prize.

- Published/Last Modified on: June 21, 2018

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