For the first time since 1974, shooting has been excluded from the Games roster due to logistical issues. However, CGF president Louise Martin maintained that shooting has always been an optional sport in the Games.
Yashaswini Singh Deswal, the 22-year-old former junior world champion recorded 236.7 in the eight-women final of the season's fourth World Cup for pistol and rifle shooters. World no.1 Olena Kostevych of Ukraine claimed the silver with 234.8.
Anjum had started shooting as part of her NCC training and would finish 22nd in 10m Air Rifle, apart from seventh and 14th-place finishes in 50m Rifle 3P and prone events respectively in her first nationals.
The development comes a day after the IOA pulled out of the Commonwealth Games Federation's (CGF) General Assembly, to be held in Rwanda in September, protesting the dropping of shooting from the 2022 CWG roster.
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New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): An eyewitness of the incident of the Delhi police sub-inspector shooting himself on Sunday said that the woman and the sub-inspector had arrived at the park together. After sitting in the park for some time, the officer shot himself after shooting the woman multiple times.