With Manu Bhaker and Yashaswani improving one place each, the Indian shooters at number two and four made 15 quotas for next year's Tokyo Olympics.
Dainik Bhaskar Apr 07, 2020, 10:26 AM IST New Delhi. India's shooters have been performing consistently well over the last few years. Provided 15 quotas for the first Tokyo Olympics. Now the ISSF rankings are proving to be the best. The World Body of Shooting International Shooting Sports Federation released the new World Rankings in April. 9 out of 5 players from India are in the top-10 of its 12 events. There are Indian shooters at the top in both categories of 10 meter air rifle. Divyansh Singh Panwar in the male category and Elavenil Valarivan in the female category are at number one. There are 866 points of 18-year sentence. He has improved the rankings by one place.
At the same time, 20-year-old Elavenil has 1323 points and remains at number one. Divyans has got Olympic quota. 5 women players of India are in the top-10 of different events. Out of this, three are in only 10m air rifle and two in 10m air pistol.
The rankings of Manu and Yashaswani have improved by one place each in the ranking of Manu Bhakar and Yashaswani. Manu has moved from third to second and Yashaswani from fifth to fourth. Manu achieved the Olympic quota by finishing fourth in the 10m air pistol at the Munich World Cup in May last year. Yashaswani won the Olympic quota by winning gold in Rio World Cup 2019.