Shooter Amanpreet Singh won the gold medal at the ISSF World Championships in Azerbaijan

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Indian shooter Amanpreet Singh won the gold medal in the men's 25m standard pistol shooting event at the ISSF World Championship 2023 held in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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  • In the women's 25m standard pistol shooting event, participants Tiana, Yashita Shokeen and Kritika Sharma could not qualify for the individual medal rounds. However, they managed to secure the team bronze medal with a combined score of 1601.

  • With this achievement, India's total medal tally at the championships reached a total of nine medals, including five gold medals and four bronze medals.

About ISSF World Shooting Championships

  • The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) is responsible for overseeing the ISSF World Shooting Championships.

  • Following the success of the 1896 Summer Olympics, the World Shooting Championships began in 1897. Despite the ISSF's founding in 1907, these early competitions are considered the start of an unbroken series of championships.

  • Implementing this perspective, the event held in Zagreb in 2006 was named the 49th ISSF World Shooting Championships.

  • The program of these championships, covering all ISSF shooting disciplines, consists of a quadrennial event since 1954.

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