Olympian Anjum Moudgil Secures Silver Medal

Story Highlights
  • Anjum went down 12-16 in the gold medal match to Denmark’s Rikke Maeng Ibsen.
  • The Men's 3P trio of Swapnil, Deepak Kumar and Goldie Gurjar also won a silver in the team competition.
  • Indian now have one gold and three silver medals in the tournament.

Baku: Indian Olympian Anjum Moudgil clinched a silver medal in the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions (3P) event at the ISSF Shooting World Cup 2022 held in Baku, Azerbaijan on Friday.

She clinched the medal with a score of 406.5.“Olympian @anjum_moudgil bags at @ISSF_Shooting 2022 World Cup, Baku. Anjum clinched SILVER in women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions with a score of 406.5 Many congratulations Champ #IndianSports #Shooting,” tweeted SAI Media.

Anjum was great throughout the event before losing narrowly to Denmark’s Rikke Ibsen, who ended up with a gold medal. She fell short at 16-12 despite her best efforts.

With this, India’s medal tally at the event goes to three. Earlier, Swapnil Kusale had won the silver medal in the 50 m rifle 3P event. On the other hand, in the women’s 10m air rifle event, the team of Elavenil Valarivan, Ramita and Shreya Agrawal won a gold medal by defeating Denmark by a margin of 17-5.

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