IsSF World Cup: Jitu Rai Wins Gold in 50m Pistol (Download PDF)

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Indian shooter Jitu Rai won a gold medal in 50m men՚s air pistol event in the International Shooting Sport Federation ISSF World Cup. Rai will be competing in the 10m and 50m categories, and will be one of India՚s biggest medal hopes this term India՚s first gold medal in the competition at this ISSF World Cup in New Delhi with an overall score of 230.1 points.

  • Won nine World Cup medals
  • Eighth-place in the men՚s 10m air pistol final at the Rio Olympics
Indian Shooter Jitu Rai

About Jitu Rai

  • Indian shooter of Indian Gorkh ethnic group who competes in the 10 metre air pistol and 50 metre pistol events
  • Government of India announced Khel Ratna Award for him in 2016.
  • He won three medals in nine days at the World Cup
  • Seven international medals during one year
  • Arjuna Award in 2015.
  • Silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in Munich, Earlier in 2014,
  • In 2017, the ISSF World Cup Series program will be limited to five total stages, which will be held in New Delhi (IND)

About ISSF World Cup

IsSF՚s Competitions Locations
  • The ISSF World Cup was introduced by the international shooting sport Federation
  • 1986 to provide a homogeneous system for qualification to the Olympic shooting competitions.
  • First ISSF medal from the 2010 ISSF World Champ Matsuda Tomoyuki of Japan
  • In 2018, a combined ISSF World Cup stage in Changwon (KOR)
  • 52nd ISSF World Championship
  • all events to be held there from August 31st through September 14th

Venue for Shooting Year Championships - 2017

Venue for Shooting Year Championships - 2017

- Published/Last Modified on: March 16, 2017


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