Making her Olympic debut, Elavenil Valarivan finished 16th, while Apurvi Chandela settled for the 36th place
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The National Rifle Association of India released the list of 34 shooters who will be training separately for the Tokyo Olympic Games, scheduled to be held next summer after the COVID-19 pandemic pushed it back by a year
The 10m air pistol mixed team combination of Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary defeated the other Indian pair of Abhishek Verma and Yashaswini Singh Deswal 17-15 in the final. India ended the Shooting World Cup with five golds, two silvers and two bronzes.
Some of the finals of rifle and pistol events in Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be held on July 25 and 26. With a strong team, India can hope to win medals from the shooting range
Apurvi Chandela-Deepak Kumar pair's result ensured an unprecedented top finish for India across all four ISSF Shooting World Cup stages in 2019, including the lone Junior World Cup
In her debut year at the senior level, the 20-year-old Elavenil Valarivan shot 251.7 in the 10m air rifle competition finals, leaving behind Seonaid McIntosh of Britain, who settled for silver with an effort of 250.6 on Wednesday (August 28).
World number eight Anjum Moudgil, who has already won a Tokyo 2020 Olympic quota in the event, shot 253.9 in the finals, a full point ahead of India teammate and world number one Apurvi Chandela's mark of 252.9, set at the New Delhi World Cup stage earlier this year
India topped the medals tally with five gold and a silver, ahead of China (nine medals -- two gold, two silver and five bronze medals) in the Munich ISSF Shooting World Cup
Chandela, who had secured a Tokyo Olympic quota in the last World Championships, was fourth in the qualifications with 629.3.
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