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NEW DELHI: The final taking pictures World Cup earlier than the Tokyo Olympics can be held in Osijek, Croatia from June 22 to July 3 and the Indians are set to participate in that occasion as they might be coaching within the European nation at the moment.
The mixed World Cup is being organised rather than the one earlier scheduled to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan (from June 21 to July 2) however cancelled resulting from a surge in COVID-19 instances in that nation.
“Osijek, Croatia, will host the final ISSF World Cup earlier than Tokyo 2020. The competitions will happen from June 22 until July 3, 2021. The programme will embody particular person, Blended Staff and Staff competitions in Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun Olympic occasions,” the Worldwide Capturing Sport Federation (ISSF) mentioned in an announcement on Friday.
A 15-member Olympic-bound Indian staff will depart for Zagreb, Croatia on Could 11 in a chartered flight to take part within the European Championship to be held from Could 20 to June 6.
The squad will then participate within the World Cup in Osijek. After the training-cum-competition stint in Croatia, they are going to immediately depart for Tokyo to take part within the Olympics starting on July 23.