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Bindra in World Cup finals
Abhinav Bindra

New Delhi, July 19 (PTI): Abhinav Bindra has qualified for the World Cup finals for 10m air rifle shooting to be held from October 7-11 in Milan.

The finals will feature the world’s top shooters, all of whom have been selected on the basis of their performances in the World Cups held this year thus far.

The 20-year-old from Chandigarh has already booked a berth at Athens after finishing third in the World Cup at Munich earlier this year.

Defending champion Li Jie has been entered as a special invitee to the Milan field. Other star attractions of the competition include winners of the four World Cups of this year — Liu Zhiwei of China (Fort Benning), Peter Sidi (Zagreb), Jason Parker (Munich) and Tao Ye (Changwon).

Bindra finished third in Munich and fourth in Changwon.

The medallists from the four World Cups held during the year qualify for the finals with a maximum field of 12.

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