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ISSF World Cup: Swapnil Kusale Enters Final of Men's 3P at Baku

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Last Updated: June 01, 2022, 23:28 IST

Swapnil Kusale (Twitter)

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India's Swapnil Kusale qualified for the final of the men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions (3P) competition at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun in Baku, Azerbaijan, on Wednesday

India’s Swapnil Kusale qualified for the final of the men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions (3P) competition at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun in Baku, Azerbaijan, on Wednesday.

The young Indian shot 199 out of 200 in the first kneeling position, 198 in the prone position and rounded it off with a 194 in the final standing position, to finish a creditable second in the 53-strong field.

His aggregate of 591 was three behind Rio Olympic silver medallist Serhiy Kulish of Ukraine, who finished on top.

The eight-men final will be played on Thursday.

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Two other Indians in the fray, Goldi Gurjar and Olympian Deepak Kumar finished 14th and 23rd with scores of 585 and 583 respectively.

The 12-member Indian rifle contingent participating in the Baku World Cup has so far bagged one gold and is ninth in the standings. Korea leads the table with three gold medals.

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first published:June 01, 2022, 23:28 IST
last updated:June 01, 2022, 23:28 IST