ISSF Junior World Cup

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India bagged two Gold medals in the Women’s 10-meter Air Rifle event at the International Shooting Sport Federation Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany.

  • In the Individual section of the category, Elavenil Valarivan claimed the top honours with a total score of 251.6. India also clinched a Gold in the team section by creating a junior world record.
  • The effort ensured that India remain at the top of the medals tally with 14 medals, six Gold, six Silver and two Bronze. China is second with two Gold and a total of six medals.
  • The ISSF World Cup was introduced by the International Shooting Sport Federation in 1986 to provide a homogeneous system for qualification to the Olympic shooting competitions. It still is carried out in the Olympic shooting events, with four competitions per year in each event. For the best shooters there is since 1988 a World Cup Final.