On Friday, Indian Olympian Anjum Moudgil won a silver medal in the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions (3P) at the ISSF Shooting World Cup 2022 held in Baku, Azerbaijan.
She won with a score of 406.5, playing while maintaining consistency throughout the event. However, she narrowly lost the gold to Denmark’s Rikke Ibsen by 16-12. This brought the total tally for India up to three.
Anjum qualified on Thursday for the top-eight ranking round with a 587 score out of 600, among 60 other shooters. She stood in fourth place, then finished second later with 406.5 to the Norwegian’s 411.4.
SAI tweeted, “Olympian @anjum_moudgil bags at @ISSF_Shooting 2022 World Cup, Baku. Anjum clinched SILVER in the women’s 50m Rifle 3 Position with a score of 406.5. Many congratulations to Champ #IndianSports #Shooting”.
The world cup started on May 27 and saw Swapnil Kusale, Deepak Kumar, and Goldie Gurjar also win silver at the event, and a team of Elavenil Valarivan, Ramita, and Shreya Agarwal win a gold medal in women’s 10m air rifle, defeating Denmark by 17-5. India fielded a 12-member rifle squad in the World Cup that will end on June 7, 2022.