ISSF World Cup Final 2023: Schedule, fixtures, India squad and live streaming details
Top 15 shooters from around the world will compete in the competition.
Doha is poised to host ISSF World Cup Final 2023 circuit’s grand finale at the Lusail Shooting Complex from November 18 to 26. The event will witness 13 Indian shooters competing for top honors across various shooting disciplines. The ISSF World Cup Final 2023 will showcase the top 15 shooters from this year’s World Cup circuit across 12 shooting events.
Leading the Indian contingent will be Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, a multiple medal-winner at the Asian Games 2022, and Rudrankksh Balasaheb Patil, a former world number one. Both marksmen have been pivotal for India in their respective events, boasting significant successes at the Asiad and in previous editions of the World Championships and World Cups. They are poised to continue their impressive form at the ISSF World Cup Final 2023.
India at ISSF World Cup Final 2023
India is currently placed fourth in the medal tally of the ISSF World Cup 2023, having achieved eight gold, five silver, and twelve bronze medals. China is at the top of the standings, with a sensational 18 gold, 13 silver, and 12 bronze medals. The United States has occupied the second place, having garnered 10 golds, while Hungary holds the third spot, just above India, with nine gold medals.
With the ISSF World Cup 2023 approaching its end, the focus of the Indian shooting contingent will be to outperform both the United States and Hungary in the final stage of the competition. Besides this, they will aim to climb up to the second spot in the medal tally of the 2023 edition, with their impressive performance at the ISSF World Cup Final 2023.
Apart from the likes of Aishwary and Rudrankksh, the team comprises the Paris Olympics 2024 quota holders Mehuli Ghosh, Akhil Sheoran, Sarabjot Singh, Anish Bhanwala, and Asian Games 2022 bronze medalist Ramita Jindal.
These skilled athletes will be determined to deliver an outstanding show at the World Cup final. Tokyo Olympian Elavenil Valarivan is another key member of the team who will target a top finish to regain her confidence.
In the previous edition of the ISSF World Cup, India topped the medal tally (47), collecting 17 gold, 21 silver, and 9 bronze medals. The United States (39) and Germany (31) ended their campaign with a second and third-place finish behind the Asian powerhouse nation.
India’s squad for ISSF World Cup Final 2023
10m Air Rifle Men – Rudrankksh Balasaheb Patil, Hriday Hazarika
50m Rifle 3 positions – Akhil Sheoran, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar
10m Air Rifle Women – Mehuli Ghosh, Elavenil Valarivan, Ramita Jindal
10m Air Pistol Men – Sarabjot Singh
25m Rapid Pistol men – Anish Bhanwala
10m Air Pistol Women – Rhythm Sangwan, Esha Singh
25m Pistol Women – Rhythm Sangwan
Trap men – Prithviraj Tondaiman
Skeet women – Ganemat Sekhon
Where and how to watch live telecast and live streaming of the ISSF World Cup Final 2023?
The live streaming of the ISSF World Cup Final 2023 will be available on the ISSF YouTube channel. Unfortunately, the event won’t be available for live telecast on any TV channel in India.
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ISSF World Cup Final 2023 full schedule and fixtures (All timings are in IST)
November 21 (Tuesday)
11:30 AM – 10m Air Pistol Men Qualifications
11:30 AM – 10m Air Pistol Women Qualifications
01:45 PM – Final 10m Air Pistol Men
03:00 PM – Final 10m Air Pistol Women
November 22 (Wednesday)
11:30 AM – 10m Air Rifle Men Qualifications
11:30 AM – 10m Air Rifle Women Qualifications
11:30 AM – Skeet Men Qualifications – 75 Targets
11:30 AM – Skeet Women Qualifications – 75 Targets
11:30 AM – Trap Men Qualifications – 75 Targets
11:30 AM – Trap Women Qualifications – 75 Targets
01:45 PM – Final 10m Air Rifle Men
03:00 PM – Final 10m Air Rifle Women
November 23 (Thursday)
11:00 AM – Trap Men Qualifications – 50 Targets
11:00 AM – Trap Women Qualifications – 50 Targets
11:00 AM – Skeet Men Qualifications – 50 Targets
11:00 AM – Skeet Women Qualifications – 50 Targets
11:30 AM – 25m Pistol Women Precision Stage
03:30 PM – 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men Stage 1
05:00 PM – Final Skeet Women
06:15 PM – Final Skeet Men
07:55 PM – Final Trap Women
09:10 PM – Final Trap Men
November 24 (Friday)
11:30 AM – 25m Pistol Women Rapid Fire Stage
01:15 PM – 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men Qualifications
01:15 PM – 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women Qualifications
01:45 PM – Final 25m Pistol Women
03:30 PM – 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men Stage 2
04:00 PM – Final 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men
05:15 PM – Final 50m Rifle 3 Positions Women
07:30 PM – Final 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men
November 25 (Saturday)
12:30 PM – Super Final 25m Rapid Fire Pistol with 8 Athletes
03:30 PM – Super Final Skeet 8 Athletes – 4 Top Women and 4 Top Men
05:30 PM – Super Final Trap 8 Athletes – 4 Top Women and 4 Top Men
Anish Bhanwala (bronze) – 25m rapid-fire pistol