Vijayveer wins his 3rd gold at Junior Shooting World Cup

The Olympic shooting events with four competitions per year in each event.
Akarsh Phanindra

Last Updated: Jul 17,2019 14:10 IST

Vijayveer wins his 3rd gold at Junior Shooting World Cup

Vijayveer wins his 3rd gold at Junior Shooting World Cup

17 July 2019 Current Affairs: Vijayveer Sidhu took his third gold medal of the ongoing ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany.
He combined with Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu and Adarsh Singh to clinch the men's 25m pistol event.
For Adarsh, it was his second gold of the competition.
India maintained its top spot at the medal standings after day three with 7 gold 7 Silver and 2 Bronze in a total of 16 medals.
China is second with 5 Gold 3 Silver and 5 bronze.  
The day's second medal came in the men's 10m Air Rifle with the trio of Hriday Hazarika, Yash Vardhan and Paarth Makhija winning the team silver with a combined score of 1877.4.
It was just 0.4 less than the gold-winning Chinese team's score. 

About ISSF Junior World Cup
It is introduced by the International Shooting Sport Federation in 1986 
The main aim is to provide a homogeneous system for qualification to the Olympic shooting competitions. 
The Olympic shooting events with four competitions per year in each event.
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