Hriday Hazarika and Nancy Mandotra won silver medal in 10m air rifle event at ISSF World Cup 2023

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Indian shooters Hriday Hazarika and Nancy Mandotrawon the silver medal in the 10m Air Rifle event at the ISSF World Cup 2023 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

An Overview of the News

  • It was the first ISSF World Cup medal for both Hriday Hazarika (21 years) and Nancy Mandotra (19 years).

  • Hriday Hazarika qualified for the men's 10m air rifle final, where he won the silver medal.

ISSF World Cup:

  • It was established in 1986 by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF).

  • Its main objective is to establish a standardised qualification system for Olympic shooting competitions.

  • It includes various shooting events that are part of the Olympic programme.

International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF):

  • It serves as the governing body for Olympic shooting events and also oversees various non-Olympic shooting sports.

  • One of its primary functions is to regulate and administer the sport of shooting on a global scale.

  • It plays an important role in the management of the Olympic Qualification Events and in determining the allocation of quota places for the participating nations.

  • It organises international competitions, including the prestigious ISSF World Cup series and the ISSF World Championships.

Established -1907

Headquarters - Munich, Germany

Chairman -Luciano Rossi

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