8 countries won medals at the World Cup in India

ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol / Shotgun · New Delhi, IND

Athletes from 8 countries won medals at the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun in New Delhi. The first awards were won by teams from Slovakia and Estonia.

In the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men Gold was won by Peeter OLESK from Estonia who won the first medal at the ISSF competition and brought his team the first prize at that competition. The second place was taken by Vijayveer SIDHU from India, and the third - by Oskar MILIWEK from Poland.

For the first time at the ISSF competition medals were distributed in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Mixed Team, which was won by the hosts of the competition Sanjeev RAJPUT and Tejaswini SAWANT. In the gold medal match they were more accurate than Serhiy KULISH and Anna ILINA from Ukraine. Bronze was won by another team from India consisting of Sunidhi CHAUHAN and Aishwary Pratap Singh TOMAR.

Due to yesterday's refusal of the Hungarian team to take part in the medal match in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men event the medals were distributed today. Gold was won by Swapnil KUSALE, Chain SINGH and Niraj KUMAR from India. Nickolaus MOWRER, Patrick SUNDERMAN and Timothy SHERRY from USA took second place. The Hungarian team (Zalan PEKLER, Istvan PENI and Peter SIDI) was disqualified.

In Shotgun medals were distributed in Trap.

Zuzana REHAK STEFECEKOVA from Slovakia won in a bitter struggle according to the results of the shoot-off among Women. Sandra BERNAL from Poland won silver, while Fiammetta ROSSI from Italy became the third.

Daniele RESCA from Italy became the best among Men. Silver went to Alberto FERNANDEZ from Spain. The third place was taken by another athlete from Italy Valerio GRAZINI.

Quotas were guaranteed by Estonia in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men, Italy in Trap Men and Poland in Trap Women. The final distribution of quotas, according to the rules, will take place after the European Championships in Croatia on June 6th.

- Organization during Indian competition especially during Trap competition - I think it’s very, very good. All organization regarding results, referees, people who are helping on the range, with everything. I can say I met such amazing Indian people here so kind and helpful with everything. I can say it's one of the best shooting competitions with good organization, and time just everything went very well and what I can say more... Just thanks for such well prepared competitions especially during covid situation, it was pleasure for me to participate here, - Silver medalist Sandra Bernal from Poland told after the final. 



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