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PROUD MOMENT: India’s Ace Shooter Anjum Moudgil Won a Silver in World Shooting WC 2022

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India’s ace shooter, Anjum Moudgil won a silver medal in the rifle 3-position at the shooting World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan, on Friday. She stood behind Denmark’s Rikke Maeng Ibsen.

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Anjum, 29, scored 587 points in the qualification round & 406.5 in the 2nd stage. It helped her qualify for the final medal round. Anjum finished 4.9 points behind Denmark’s counterpart Dane. She won the gold medal match by 16-12.

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It was Anjum’s 2nd individual silver medal in a WC event, following her silver medal in the World air rifle Championship. Anjum previously won silver in the rifle 3-position event at the 2018 WC, Guadalajara.

The Indian men’s rifle 3-position team of Goldi Gurjar, Swapnil Kussaleand Deepak Kumar also won the silver medal in the finals. The Indian men’s team lost 17-7 to Croatia after a close battle in the qualification stage matches.

Anjum, Ashi Chouksey, and Ayushi Podder scored 867 points in the 2nd stage of the women’s rifle 3-position team event. They missed the medal by just one point. It was a letdown for the team as they had topped the 1st stage of qualification with 1316 points.

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The Indian medal tally increased to 1 gold & 3 silver medals. Team India stood at the 3rd place on the medal table behind Korea & Serbia.

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Aditya Mishra
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Aditya Mishra is currently working as a head of content and manager at KreedOn. He is an ardent defense enthusiast and was a SSB aspirant (SERVICE- SELECTION-BOARD) during his college days. Moreover he has represented his state of C.G in All India Senior National Athletics Championship (Lucknow) and winner of several state athletics tournament (400m). Aditya did his PG Diploma from the prestigious Indian Institute of Mass Communication. With a vision to bring substantial change in India's sporting ecosystem, he along with his team are working for the development of Indian athletes.


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