Prithviraj Tondaiman best placed Indian in Shotgun World Cup

Vastavam web: India’s Prithviraj Tondaiman shot a 47 on the first day qualifiers of the men’s trap event in the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Lahiti, Finland on Thursday. He was the best placed Indian at sixth, as the fourth and final stage of the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup got underway.

The competition schedule has five finals over the next one week, which will see the distribution of eight Tokyo 2020 Olympic quota places.
Prithviraj had rounds of 22 and 25 to grab the sixth and final qualifying spot with three more qualifying rounds to go before the finals slated for Saturday.

Kynan Chenai shot 45 to lie 43rd while Manavjit Singh Sandhu did not finish the competition. Malta’s William Chetcuti was leading the field with a score of 48.