Rahi Sarnobat booked a Olympic quota place for India as she added the third gold in India’s medals tally at the ISSF World Cup 2019 in Munich on Monday. She bagged the top podium spot in the 25 m pistol event. The Indian won the gold with a score of 37 (out of 50 shots) in the final.
All these years, this range gave me experience. This time it’s given me an unforgettable memory. Winning an #Olympic quota for #India, at my coach’s home range, makes it even more special!
Thanks @OGQ_India, @OfficialNRAI @CMOMaharashtra, @Media_SAI for the constant support.🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/VmOZLEkjBT
— Rahi Sarnobat OLY (@SarnobatRahi) May 28, 2019
17-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary also made the country proud as he bagged a gold in the 10 m Air Pistol category. He broke his own world record by shooting 246.3 points in the final to win the medal and make country proud. It was the second gold medal at the ISSF World Cup 2019 for India after Apurvi Chandela won the first one on Sunday. Chaudhary had proved his mettle at World stage earlier when he bagged a gold at the World Cup in New Delhi, earlier this year. His impressive run also includes a gold medal in 2018 Youth Olympic Games and a gold in 2018 Asian Games. He also holds the World record in 10m Air Pistol category for both senior and junior level.