Tag: ISSF World Cup 2023


ISSF World Cup Bhopal: Rifleman Rudrankksh Patil bags his second bronze medal | More sports News – Times of India

BHOPAL: 19-year-old Rudrankksh Balasaheb Patil put his hand on his chest to feel his heart after his last shot. "I think it was racing at around 200," he said with a smile following his second bronze-medal finish at the ISSF World Cup here at the Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy.Patil didn't get a good start in the ranking match after finishing fourth among the top eight qualifiers with a score of 631.0. But he erased the deficit of 0.8 in the fifth series of five shots to break into top three that was until then being dominated by the Chinese trio of Sheng Lihao, Du Linshu and Yu Haonan (261.7), who was left in fourth place by Patil's 262.3 for a bronze medal.First results of the day at the @issf_official World Cup Rifle/Pistol Bhopal. @Tokyo2020 silver medalist Sheng Liha… https:...

World Cup bronze in women’s 10m air rifle, courtesy 14-year-old Tilottama Sen

In 2020 during the Covid-19 lockdown and subsequent months, an 11-year old Tilottama Sen would be busy watching Chhota Bheem and other cartoons on Pogo at her home in Bengaluru. It was then that her father Sujit Sen, a Tech Mahindra employee, took her to a nearby shooting range to take her mind off them. On Tuesday, when the 14-year-old Tilottama won the bronze medal in women’s 10m Air Rifle event at the ISSF World Cup in Cairo with a score of 262.0 in the ranking match, Sujit, his wife Nandita and son Srijan headed to a temple. “While Tilottama played volleyball and karate, she would spend time watching Chhota Bheem and other cartoons on Pogo most of the time sitting at home during the Covid-19 lockdown. She was physically strong and when we took her to a shooting range, she was happy ...