Pooja Ghatkar Captures 10m Air Rifle Bronze in ISSF World Cup

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Pooja Ghatkar claimed a bronze in the 10-metre Air Rifle event

Indian shooter Pooja Ghatkar claimed a bronze in the 10-metre Air Rifle event of the ISSF Shooting World Cup in New Delhi.

Pune girl Pooja aggregated 228.8 points, to be third behind the Chinese duo of after China’s Mengyao Shi, who won the gold medal with 252.1 points and Dong Lijie, who finished second with 248.9.

This is the best performance by the 28-year old at this level. She has not finished better than 4th in any World Cup before this.

China’s Mengyao Shi won the gold medal with a score of 252.1, setting a new world record in the event. Mengyao’s compatriot Dong Lijie bagged the silver with a score of 248.9 on day one of the competitions.

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