Rahi Sarnobat Clinched Gold at ISSF World Cup in 25-M Pistol Event

Rahi Sarnobat clinched the first gold for India in International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Korea on 5 April 2013.

Created On: Apr 6, 2013 12:39 ISTModified On: Apr 6, 2013 14:57 IST

Rahi SarnobatRahi Sarnobat clinched the first gold for India in International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Korea on 5 April 2013. She defeated Kyeongae Kim 8-6 in 25m pistol final. She is the first pistol shooter from India who won the Gold in World Cup.

About Rahi Sarnobat

• Rahi Sarnobat is the first Indian to win Gold in World Cup in pistol event.
• She joined the league of some of the eminent shooters such as Gagan Narang, Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Anjali Bhagwat, Ronjan Singh Sodhi, Sanjeev Rajput and Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore.
• Rahi Sarnobat was also the youngest Indian shooter at London Olympics 2012.
• In 2011, she won a bronze after qualifying for the Olympics.

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