Britain's Seonaid McIntosh won the women's 50m rifle three positions at the ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup in Rio de Janeiro ©Getty Images

Britain's Seonaid McIntosh claimed her second medal of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Rifle and Pistol World Cup in Rio de Janeiro after triumphing in the women's 50 metre rifle three positions. 

McIntosh had already finished second in the 10m women's air rifle at Centro Militar de Tiro Esportivo, now topping the podium with a score of 461.2 points.

In doing so, the 2018 50m rifle prone world champion earned Britain's first ever ISSF World Cup gold medal for a female rifle shooter.

Kim Je-hee of South Korea was the silver medallist on 458.4 points, with Pei Ruijiao of China completing the podium after scoring 448.1.

Former junior world champion, Yashaswini Singh Deswal of India, triumphed in the women's 10m air pistol. 

The 22-year old scored 236.7 points to win, beating Olena Kostevych of Ukraine with 234.8 and Jasmina Milovanovic of Serbia with 215.7.

Competition in Rio is due to conclude tomorrow with the men's 25m rapid fire pistol final.