Gold for Great Britain and India as the World Cup in Brazil continues

ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol · Rio de Janeiro, BRA

Tokyo Quota places went to the Republic of Korea , the People’s Republic of China, India and Serbia. 

The 5th Day of the World Cup finished with two finals: 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women and 10m Air Pistol Women.

In the first final of the day, 50m Rifle 3 Position Women, the Gold medal was won by Seonaid Mcintosh from Great Britain, who took the lead following the standing position. This was the second medal for Seonaid Mcintosh in this World Cup who also won Silver in the 10m Air Rifle competition. 

Silver medal and an Olympic Quota for Tokyo 2020 was won by Jehee Kim from the Republic of Korea.

Ruijiao Pei from the People’s Republic of China won Bronze and secured the second Olympic Quota.

In the 10m Air Pistol Women's Final, Yashaswini Singh Deswal from India, won Gold as well as an Olympic Quota. 

The Olympic champion of 2004 Olena Kostevych from Ukraine had to settle for the Silver medal.

Bronze medal and the 2nd Olympic Quota available at this event was won by Jasmina Milovanovic from Serbia. This was her first ever medal in an ISSF competition. 

The live TV coverage of the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro has been organized by the ISSF.

Competitions will continue tomorrow with the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men's Match.

This is the last World Cup stage of 2019 events in Rifle/Pistol.



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