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India's Heena Sidhu clinched World's No. 1 spot in 10 mts air pistol event

Apr 8, 2014 13:08 IST

Heena SindhuHeena Sindhu, the Indian shooter on 7 April 2014 clinched the World’s Number One spot in 10 meters air pistol event. By achieving this fete, she became the first Indian pistol shooter to be ranked at the top position in the list.

Sindhu clinched the first spot in the rankings list by replacing the world champion Zorana Arunovic of Serbia with total pf 1699 rating points. Zorana is now placed at the second position in the list with 1514 points. China’s Wenjun Guo with 1190 points is placed at the third position.

The rankings was released by International Shooting Sport Federation claimed that Sindhu was successful in achieving the World Number 1 spot through her performances in the recent events.

Earlier, Sindhu won a gold medal in the Asian Air Gun Championship in March 2014 and she also finished with a silver medal at the ISSF rifle or pistol World Cup in Fort Benning in United States. In the world Cup 2013 in Munich she shot a world record score to win a gold medal.

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