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Indian shooters gear up to grab 14 quota places for Tokyo Games

DNMUM431518 | 2/9/2019 | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :429



New Delhi: The qualification race for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has begun for the Indian shooters.
With 16 quota places on offer at the ISSF World Cup to be held here at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range from February 21-28, as many as eight first-timers are among the total 23 Indian shooters eyeing these quotas in the 10 scheduled medal events.
Out of the 16 quotas, India have a chance to extract a maximum of 14 considering that Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela have already booked their places in the women’s 10m Air Rifle.
Apart from the 23, there are 11 more from India in action in the Minimum Qualification Score section. Only the two mixed team events -- one each in Air Rifle and Air Pistol -- out of the 10 events will have
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