New DelhiWorld Cup decisive for Tokyo Games qualification

New Delhi, September 16

The New Delhi World Cup in March subsequent 12 months was at present dubbed as “decisive” by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) for qualification to the Tokyo Olympics.

The competitors in Delhi, to be held from March 19 to 28, might be a mixed match. “The 2021 ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun in New Delhi will be decisive for Tokyo 2020 Qualification regarding the World Ranking,” the world taking pictures physique mentioned on its web site. “This decision of the Executive Committee is compliant with the general approach to maintain the original Qualification System approved in 2017 as much as possible. It will be possible to obtain the Olympic MQS (Minimum Qualification Score) at all 2021 ISSF Championships scheduled to take place before the end of the Qualification period (June 6th, 2021).”

According to the ISSF calendar, South Korea (Changwon), Azerbaijan (Baku), Egypt (Cairo) and Italy (Lonato) might be internet hosting the remaining World Cups in 2021.

The Indian capital was imagined to host a mixed World Cup in March this 12 months, which was first postponed to May-June after which cancelled as a result of Covid pandemic.

A complete of 15 Indian shooters have secured quota locations for the postponed Tokyo Games.

The ISSF Executive Committee not too long ago authorized rule modifications and a brand new rating system. The technical modifications, principally in group occasions, might be included within the ISSF Championships programme from subsequent 12 months.

The rating system may also be applied from subsequent 12 months. — PTI

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