Indian teenage shooters Divyansh Singh Panwar and Elavenil Valarivan are at the top of World Rankings for the month of April 2020.
18-year-old Panwar has moved to the top of the ranking charts in the 10m Air Rifle Men, while 21-year-old Valarivan continues to be numero uno in the 10m Air Rifle for women.
As a professional shooter Panwar has 6 golds, 2 silvers and 1 bronze to his name. Valarivan has won 7 golds, 1 silver and 1 bronze
Other Indians within the top-10 rankings for this month are:
Sanjeev Rajput (Rank:6, Event 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men), Abhishek Verma (Rank:2, Event: 10m Air Pistol men), Saurabh Chaudhary (Rank:4, Event: 10m Air Pistol men), Anjum Moudgil (Rank:4, Event: 10m Air Rifle Women), Apurvi Chandela (Rank:7, Event: 10m Air Rifle Women), Manu Bhaker (Rank:2, Event: 10m Air Pistol Women), Yashaswini Singh Deswal (Rank:4, Event: 10m Air Pistol Women).
Bhaker, who jumped from No.3 to No. 2 in world rankings, tweeted mentioning her new rank while also tagging Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju in her tweet.
— Manu Bhaker (@realmanubhaker) April 5, 2020
Panwar has earned an Olympic quota for India after clinching silver medal at the ISSF World Cup.
Valarivan and Bhaker also won individual gold medals at 10m Air Rifle and 10m Air Pistol women’s events respectively.