Vijay is world No. 2 in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol

Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2012 - 22:55

New Delhi: London Olympics silver medallist Vijay Kumar has added another feather to his cap as he achieved the world number 2 ranking in the latest list issued by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF).

Vijay has 2871 points compared to top-ranked Pupo Leuris` 3690 -- he won the gold medal at the Games.

Bronze winner Ding Feng of China was fourth with 2699 points, a place behind Russia`s Alexei Klimov who has 2856 to his name.

Reitz Christian of Germany completed the top-5 with 2475 points.

Two other Indians -- Pemba Tamang (159 points) and Gurpreet Singh (76) -- were ranked 23rd and 34th respectively in the list.

PTI



First Published: Monday, September 17, 2012 - 22:55

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