Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela qualifies for Rio Olympics

Changwon (Korea): Commonwealth Games gold medallist Apurvi Chandela became the second Indian to qualify for the Rio Olympics after winning the bronze in the women’s 10 metre air rifle event at the ongoing Shooting World Cup (Rifle/Pistol) here on Saturday.

Apurvi Chandela
Apurvi Chandela

Apurvi shot a total of 185.6 in the finals, to finish behind Pejcic Snjezana of Croatia who won gold and Serbian Ivana Maksimovic, who won silver. Pejcic scored 209.1 to Ivana’s 207.7 to win the gold medal match-up.

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