reportshooting17 hours ago

ISSF Junior World Cup | Elavenil Valarivalan defeats Mehuli Ghosh to win 10m air rifle gold

Elavenil Valarivan put in a stunning performance to outplay compatriot Mehuli Ghosh in the final of the women’s 10m air rifle event as India bagged gold and silver at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Germany. Valarivan shot 251.6 in the final to beat Ghosh by a narrow margin of 1.4 point on Monday.
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newsshooting19 hours ago

India to host ISSF World Cup in 2020

India has got the hosting rights for the 2020 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Combined World Cup, confirmed the ISSF Executive Committee. The World Cup having all three rifle, pistol and shotgun events, will be played in New Delhi from March 15 to March 26 next year.
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reportshooting2 days ago

Junior Shooting World Cup | India win four gold, five silver and two bronze medals

Indian shooting colts produced a brilliant performance in the ongoing Junior Shooting World Cup, being held in Germany on Sunday, as they have garnered four gold, five silver, and two bronze medals so far. The only anomaly thus far was the rifle-prone events where India are yet to win a medal.
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reportshooting6 days ago

Shotgun World Championship | Saniya Sheikh finishes at 30th place after shooting 112

Saniya Sheikh was the best among all the Indian female shooters in skeet at the Shotgun World Championship as she finished at the 30th position with a total score of 112. Gurnihal Singh Garcha was the top performer among the junior men at the event as he shot 109 to finish 31st in skeet category.
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newsshooting6 days ago

I need to work hard to manage my ranking, claims Manu Bhaker

Manu Bhaker revealed that she needs to work hard in order to maintain her ranking on the international stage as the youngster attempts to win an Olympic quota for the Tokyo 2020 Games. Bhaker agrees that Indian shooting is doing well as it topped the medal tally for the third World Cup in a row.
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newsshooting7 days ago

Universiade 2019 | I am never satisfied with silver, says Elavenil Valarivan

After finishing second in the women’s air rifle event at the Universiade, Elavenil Valarivan has said that she is never satisfied with silver and rued the fact that she missed out on the gold due to her silly mistakes. She also bagged a team bronze at the 30th edition of the University Games.
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reportshooting7 days ago

Universiade 2019 | Dutee Chand bags women’s 100m gold

Athlete Dutee Chand has clinched the gold medal in women’s 100m race at the ongoing Summer Universiade in Napoli, Italy. The Indian sprinter clocked 11.32 seconds in the final to finish at the top of the 100m event at the 30th edition of the Summer University Games 2019 on Tuesday.
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newsshooting8 days ago

World University Games | Yashaswini Singh Deswal misses bronze narrowly in women's air pistol

India’s Yashaswini Singh Deswal finished fourth at the summer games in Napoli with a total score of 197.7 in the women’s air pistol finals. Though she qualified second with 573, only behind Kim Minjung (582), Yashaswini later slipped to fourth as Kim leapfrogged her to the bronze medal in the end.
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reportshooting12 days ago

Shotgun World Championship | Indian teams fail to qualify for final round

The Indian team of Kynan Chenai and Shagun Chowdhary failed to make it to the final round of the ongoing Shotgun World Championship Lonato Del Garda in Italy on Thursday. Another Indian team in the mixed trap event with Prithviraj Tondaiman and Seema Tomar also fail to reach the knockouts.
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newsshooting12 days ago

World University Games | Elavenil Valarivan wins silver in 10m air rifle

India’s Elavenil Valarivan managed to win a silver medal in the 10m air rifle event at the ongoing World University Games in Napoli, Italy. In doing so, the 19-year-old also shot a record score of 630.8 in the qualification but eventually fell behind Lucie Brazdova who bagged the gold medal.
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