Shahzar Rizvi has moved to number one in the newly released World ranking by ISSF on Tuesday in the 10m Air Pistol category. After clinching the gold in Mexico two months back by shooting a world record, he managed to win a silver in the recently concluded ISSF World Cup in Korea.
In the latest World ranking released today by the ISSF, Shahzar Rizvi climbed the top spot to become the new World no. 1 in 10m Air Pistol.
Shahzar had a brilliant start to 2018 winning two ISSF World Cup medals. He shot a World Record of 242.3 to win the Gold medal in Mexico in March, which was also his debut World Cup appearance. Last week he won a Silver medal in ISSF World Cup in Korea, his second World Cup medal in 2018.
Shahzar said, "I am so happy to wake up as World no.1 today. It feels great. I am very motivated to work harder to win more medals for India. I thank my coach Ronak Pandit, NRAI, SAI, Indian Air Force and OGQ for helping me in my journey. My ultimate aim is to win a medal for India at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games."
OGQ has been supporting Shahzar with a coach, a physiotherapist, nutrition and equipment. We are very proud to support Shahzar Rizvi. It takes just 6 grams of Gold to lift the worth of a Nation!