National Rifle Association announces Indian squad for ISSF World Championship

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The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has announced a 48-member Indian Rifle and Pistol team for the upcoming ISSF World Championship in Cairo, Egypt.

Important facts

  • London Olympics silver medalist Vijay Kumar is returning for his first international event after four years.

  • He will face Anish Bhanwala and Vijayveer in the Rapid Fire Pistol Squad.

  • World Championships silver medalist in air rifle Olympian Anjum Moudgil will compete in the rifle three positions event.

  • Rhythm Sangwan and Isha Singh will compete in both Air Pistol and Sports Pistol events.

  • Vijayveer Sidhu will compete in both the Air Pistol and Rapid Fire Pistol events. His twin brother Udayveer Sidhu will be seen in the Junior Rapid Fire Pistol event.

ISSF World Championship

  • The World Championships will be held in Cairo from October 12 to 25, 2022.

  • There will be four Olympic quota places in the men's and women's categories.

  • 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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