New Delhi: Fourteen Indian shooters will be participating at the upcoming World Cup Finals, scheduled to be held in Putian, China between November 17 and 23. As per an ISSF press release, athletes from 35 nations have qualified in the eight events after entries for each event have been increased from this year to 18 from earlier 12. “All of the participants in the individual events will also be able to take part in the 10m Air Rifle/Air Pistol Mixed Team events and challenge for the President’s Trophy,” the release stated. Also Read – Puducherry on top after 8-wkt win over Chandigarh Among the 14 Indian shooters, Anjum Moudgil and Manu Bhaker are the only two to have qualified for two events. While Moudgil has made the cut in both the women’s 10m air rifle and women’s 50m rifle 3 positions event, Bhaker has qualified for the women’s 10m air pistol and women’s 25m pistol events. Across all four ISSF World Cup stages this year, India won 16 gold, four silver and two bronze medals in 2019. Indian shooters list: Men: Also Read – Vijender’s next fight on Nov 22, opponent to be announced later10m Air rifle: Divyansh Singh Panwar. 50m Rifle 3-positions: Akhil Sheoran, Sanjeev Rajput. 10m Air pistol: Saurabh Chaudhary, Abhishek Verma, Shahzar Rizvi. 25m Rapid fire pistol: Anish Bhanwala. Women: 10m Air rifle: Anjum Moudgil, Apurvi Chandela, Elavenil Valarivan, Mehuli Ghosh. 50m Rifle 3-positions: Anjum Moudgil. 10m Air pistol: Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Manu Bhaker. 25m pistol: Rahi Sarnobat, Manu Bhaker.
Shaneen Robinson APTN National NewsFire authorities in Fort McMcMurray, Alta., say that over 80 percent of the city was saved from the flames that have left 88,000 people homeless.On Sunday, a wildfire ripped through the oil centre of Alta., and surrounding communities, including First Nations, forcing a frantic evacuation.Now people are learning to cope until they’re allowed to go home.Here is Shaneen’s story from Sunday with evacuees who are wondering what comes next. [email protected]