ISSF Shooting World Cup begins in Bhopal
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ISSF Shooting World Cup was inaugurated on March 21 in Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh.
An overview of the news
This is the first ever to be held in India outside the national capital of New Delhi.
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan was the chief guest.
The Chief Minister also inaugurated the new final hall at the Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy.
Luciano Rossi, President, the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF), and Raninder Singh, President, National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) were present in the opening ceremony.
India and China have fielded the biggest teams for the championship.
The ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol Championship will have a total of 10 finals over five consecutive days.
Around 200 shooters from 30 countries will participate in the ISSF Shooting World Cup.
ISSF World Championship
The championship is administered by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF).
These championships, including all shooting events of the ISSF, have been held every four years since 1954.
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