Shahzar Rizvi has clinched silver for India in the 10m air pistol event at the ongoing ISSF World Cup in Korea. Rizvi had previously won a gold medal in the same event, in his first appearance at the ISSF World Cup in Mexico, but fell short by just 0.2 points this time and had to settle for silver.
After first two days of a medal drought for the Indian shooters, the onus to bring a medal was on Rizvi, who had won gold at the previous
Both Mitharval and Rai couldn’t make it to the final. However, Rizvi kept the Indian hopes alive and qualified as the sixth best shooter with a score of 582. It was disappointing for the Mitharval and Rai, who finished at 11th and 38th position respectively. Mitharval scored 581, while Rai scored could only score 575.