Indian shooter Anjum Moudgil won the bronze medal in the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions event at the ISSF Shooting World Cup in Changwon, Korea on Sunday. Moudgil registered a shot of 402.9 in the final round to finish third behind Anna Janssen from Germany (407.7) and Italy’s Barbara Gambaro who shot 403.4 to win the gold and silver medals respectively.
The Indian contingent also had another success as Sanjeev Rajput, Chain Singh, and Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar also clinched the silver medal in the men’s 3P team event. The Indian triplet had finished second in the qualification round and faced a powerful Czech Republic team in the gold medal fixture. Despite putting up a strong fight, the Indians went down 12-16 to the trio of Petr Nymbursky, Filip Nepejchal, and Jiri Privratsky.
The 28-year-old shared a post on her Instagram account about her achievement and thanked her entire team for their support in her journey. The post was captioned, “WORLD RANK NO. 1 ? And just won a bronze? in World Cup Korea … !! So so proud of myself for fighting it out mentally yesterday and today … thanks for my people and my team for always being there no matter what my coach @deepali.sir.desh my team @gosportsvoices @ajanthselvaraj @greyy_area @deepthibopaiah @ankush_sekhri @gul_physio @media.iccsai @officialnrai My friends and my family !! This one is for you …❤️”in the 50m rifle 3 positions event at the ISSF Shooting World Cup on Saturday.
Anjum Moudgil won a silver medal at the world championship and qualified for the finals after finishing sixth in the ranking round on Saturday. This is the Chandigarh-born shooter’s second individual medal in consecutive World Cup stages. She had won the silver in the same event at the Baku World Cup held last month.
The Indian contingent won one bronze and silver medal on Sunday and hence cemented their position at the top of the medal tally with a total of 11 medals which includes four gold, five silver and two bronze.