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ISSF rankings: Apurvi becomes world no.1

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New Delhi: India's Apurvi Chandela, who won the first gold for India at the ISSF World Cup by finishing on top of the women's 10 metre Air Rifle category, in New Delhi on Feb 23, 2019. (Photo: IANS) by .
India's Apurvi Chandela, who won the first gold for India at the ISSF World Cup by finishing on top of the women's 10 metre Air Rifle category, in New Delhi

Ace India shooter Apurvi Chandela secured world number one position in the 10m Air Rifle rankings while compatriot Anjum Moudgil attained the second rank in the same category after her mixed team gold at the ISSF World Cup in Beijing…reports Asian Lite News

New Delhi: India's Apurvi Chandela, who won the first gold for India at the ISSF World Cup by finishing on top of the women's 10 metre Air Rifle category, in New Delhi on Feb 23, 2019. (Photo: IANS) by .
India’s Apurvi Chandela, who won the first gold for India at the ISSF World Cup by finishing on top of the women’s 10 metre Air Rifle category, in New Delhi

Apurvi had shot a world record score of 252.9 to clinch gold at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup 2019 in February this year and is among the six Indian shooters to earn the Olympics quota for the Tokyo Games in 2020.

Apurvi, who had bagged a bronze medal in the 10m Mixed Rifle event in the 2018 Asian Games took to Twitter and said: “World Number 1 Touched a milestone in my shooting career today”.