National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 24 April 2018
Sgt Shahzar Rizvi of IAF Shooting team won a Silver medal for the country today at ISSF World Cup being held at South Korea. He won the medal in 10 Mtr Air Pistol individual event. The Air Warrior missed the Gold merely by 0.2 points. Gold medalist of the event ArtemChernousov of Russia scored 240.0 points whereas Rizvi scored 239.8 point in the final round. It is prudent to mention that three Air Warriors are representing country in the said championship.
Earlier, Sgt Rizvi made his maiden ISSF World Cup appearance representing India and won the Gold medal in the 10M Air Pistol event at Guadalajara in Mexico on 03 Mar 18. Sgt Rizvi shot a world record score of 242.3 points in the final to beat Christian Reitz of Germany, 239.7 points, to win the top honour. The Air Warrior has been representing Air Force at National Shooting championships and won accolades from one and all.