2021 ISSF World Cup Croatia: LIVE scores and commentary of Indian shooters

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJun 29, 2021 22:48 IST

All the LIVE updates from 2021 ISSF World Cup where Indian shooters are in action ahead of Olympics


22:48 (IST)29 JUN 2021

And today, in all practicality, is the last day for the Indian Shooting Team in the 2021 ISSF World Cup Osijek, Croatia. In the remaining events, the federation NRAI hasn't sent the respective shooters. The Indian flag is at the 7th place in the overall medal tally with 4 medals (Gold - 1, Silver - 1, Bronze - 2). Onwards & upwards from here on to Tokyo! 

20:29 (IST)29 JUN 2021

Ah! Sanjeev Rajput and Tejaswini Sawant might be ruing their stars at the moment. They felt short on the number of inner tens (x) and have secured the 5th spot. A total of 3 teams (Hungary India, Austria) were equalled at 581 points. The Hungarian pair (29) had one more inner ten (x) than the Indian pair (28). Hence, the Hungarian pair took the 4th spot and will play the bronze medal match!   

20:14 (IST)29 JUN 2021

The qualification stage 2 of the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Mixed event features 8 pairs. The Indian pair of Sanjeev Rajput and Tejaswini Sawant need to finish in the Top-4 to shoot the Medal Matches!

19:44 (IST)29 JUN 2021

Breakup of individual scores of Indian pair 2:
Tejaswini Sawant - 146,148, 139   Total - 433
Sanjeev Rajput - 147, 149, 144     Total - 440
(The scores are in the order - Kneeling, Prone, Standing)

19:40 (IST)29 JUN 2021

The two Indian pairs were tied at 873 points with another pair representing Ukraine! The pair of Sanjeev Rajput & Tejaswini Sawant had more number of inner tens (x) - 45. This helped them to promote to the next qualification stage!

19:37 (IST)29 JUN 2021

It's mixed news coming from the Pampas shooting range in Osijek, Croatia - The venue for 50m events in the 2021 ISSF World Cup. The two Indian pairs have been separated by the border line! Veteran pair of Sanjeev Rajput & Tejaswini Sawant move ahead to qualification stage 2 while the young pair of Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar & Anjum Moudgil miss out! 

18:42 (IST)29 JUN 2021

The qualification stage 1 for the Rifle 3 Positions Mixed team have begun. There are 24 pairs competing right now. The two Indian pairs need to be in the Top-8 to progress to the qualification stage 2!
India 1 : Anjum Moudgil & Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar
India 2 ; Tejaswini Sawant & Sanjeev Rajput

18:01 (IST)29 JUN 2021

In 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men event, the likes of Anish Bhanwala and Vijayveer Sidhu were unable to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. Hence, they haven't drafted in the squad for the 2021 ISSF World Cup in Osijek, Croatia.

17:54 (IST)29 JUN 2021

In Rifle 3 Positions Women Team event, only two Indian shooters (Anjum Moudgil and Tejaswini Sawant) have been sent by the NRAI. This event mandates a team of 3 shooters. Hence, the duo are ineligible! However, they will pair up with Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Sanjeev Rajput respectively for the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Mixed Team event later today!

17:25 (IST)29 JUN 2021

There are 3 finals scheduled for today. From the Indian perspective, 50m Rifle 3 Positions Mixed Team event is only important and the rest in inconsequential. The reason behind it is the limited squad sent to participate in 2021 ISSF World Cup in Osijek, Croatia. 

17:13 (IST)29 JUN 2021

Rahi Sarnobat's gold performance still lingers on from yesterday! There's realistic chance that another gold medal can be added to Indian Shooting Team's tally tonight. Let's wait and watch the action unfold in 2021 ISSF World Cup in Osijek, Croatia!
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