The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the world shooting governing body’s updated qualification system for the Tokyo Olympics, which could see India add at least one more quota to the 15 secured so far.
India has so far earned a record number of quota places in the qualification cycle that began with the 2018 World Championship in Korea.
Indian shooters were primed for success at the Tokyo Games before the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic led to a one-year postponement.
The Games have been rescheduled for next summer and with it a host of qualifying events’ schedule has also been rejigged.
“The allocation of the 12 quota places (one in each individual event) will be done based on the world ranking list of March 31, 2020 and points earned at one ISSF World Cup in Rifle/Pistol and one ISSF World Cup in…