Jitu Rai wins Champion of Champions pistol award of ISSF

Posted on:12 Oct 2016 18:17:44

Jitu Rai wins Champion of Champions pistol award of ISSF
12 October 2016 Current Affairs: Ace Indian Shooter Jitu Rai has won the 2016 Champion of Champions pistol Award of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) for pistol shooting. 

He won the award consisting cash prize of €5000 in the World Cup Final held in Bologna, Italy. In the 10 m Air Pistol Champions Trophy final Jitu Rail defeated Damir Mikec of Serbia by 29.6 to 28.3 points.

Olympic champion Anna Korakaki finished third in this event.

It was the mixed knock-out competition meant only for the medallists in the World Cup Final. In this event shooters are eliminated after the first four shots, one each after every successive shot. The last two compete on a three-shot format.


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