RIO DE JANEIRO: India’s Elavenil Valarivan won gold in the women’s 10m air rifle event at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup. The player won the gold by scoring 252.2 points in the final. This is India’s first medal in the tournament. France’s Ocean Muller won the silver with 251.9 points. China’s Zhang Jiale won bronze with 229 points. Sports Authority of India shared the news through X.
Elavenil had qualified for the final at eighth and final spot with a score of 630.5.Muller had topped with 633.7. Two Chinese shooters Zhang Jiale and Zhang Yu (Olympian) and reigning European champion Jeanette Hegg Duestad of Norway were also among the finalists.