Yashaswini Deswal wins gold medal at ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup

first_imgYashaswini Deswal wins gold medal at ISSF Rifle/Pistol World CupYashaswini Deswal stunned former Olympic and World Champion Olena Kostevych to win gold medal in women’s 10m Air Pistol at the ISSF World Cup.advertisement Next India Today Web Desk Rio de JaneiroSeptember 1, 2019UPDATED: September 1, 2019 00:50 IST Yashaswini Deswal (@India_AllSportsPhoto)Young shooter Yashaswini Deswal has won gold medal in women’s 10m Air Pistol at the ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro. The 22-year-old has also become the 9th Indian shooter to secure a Tokyo 2020 Olympics quota.In an exciting match, the young shooter has stunned the former Olympic and World Champion Olena Kostevych of Ukraine.Yashaswini wins gold, secures #OlympicQuota!A stunning display by 22 yr old #YashaswiniDeswal as she wins a gold in women’s 10m Air Pistol at the ISSF World Cup in Rio.With this, she becomes the 9th Indian shooter to secure a #Tokyo2020 quota.Many congratulations! pic.twitter.com/QeflGJvxWHSAIMedia (@Media_SAI) August 31, 2019The former junior world champion recorded 236.7 in the eight-women final of the season’s fourth World Cup for pistol and rifle shooters.World no.1 Olena Kostevych of Ukraine claimed the silver with 234.8, while Serbia’s Jasmina Milavonovic bagged the beonze with 215.7.Yashaswini, a student of Economics, had also the topped the qualifications by a mile, aggregating a score of 582.Annu Raj Singh (572) and Shweta Singh (568) bowed out in the qualifications, while Manu Bhaker shot an impressive 580 in the MQS (Minimum Qualification Score).Also See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow Yashaswini Deswallast_img read more