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Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar is world No. 2 in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol

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).

Last updated on Monday, 17 September, 2012 22:50 IST
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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.

Story first published on: Monday, 17 September 2012 22:47 IST

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