newsshooting3 days ago

Being calm under pressure in Saurabh Chaudhary’s biggest strength, says Jitu Rai

Fallen shooting star Jitu Rai has been of the opinion that has been observing India’s shooting prodigy Saurabh Chaudhary for some time now and believes that being calm is his biggest strength. Rai also sounded extremely confident of returning to the India squad with his hard work.
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newsshooting7 days ago

ISSF Shotgun World Cup | Kynan Chenai, Prithviraj Tondaima eliminated on second day

India’s shooting contingent missed out on both medals and Olympics quotas yet again as both Kynan Chenai and Prithviraj Tondaima faltered in the final three rounds of the World Cup in Changwon. This is the third time in a row that the shotgun shooters failed to earn spots in the Olympics.
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newsshooting7 days ago

Gagan Narang’s foundation to shortlist 30 shooters from 300 for Project Leap

Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation has gotten an astounding 304 applicants for the trial of Project Leap and will be short listing only 30 from them. The selected few youngsters would be a part of the elite programme’s third year aiming to improve Indian shooters at the grassroots level.
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newsshooting8 days ago

ISSF Shotgun World Cup | Kynan Chenai, Prithviraj Tondaiman start with perfect 25 in men’s trap

India started the men’s trap event with a lot promise on Wednesday as Kynan Chenai and Prithviraj Tondaiman shot two rounds of 25 each to lead 109 in the ISSF Shotgun World Cup in Changwon. In the women’s trap event, however, Shagun Chowdhury and Rajeshwari Kumari remained under average.
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newsshooting8 days ago

Apurvi Chandela really deserved to be number one, believes Anjum Moudgil

Anjum Moudgil is of the belief that Apurvi Chandela deserved to be the world no. 1 in ISSF rankings for women's 10m air rifle event and appreciated Chandela’s hard work. Moudgil, who is currently ranked world no. 2, has also said that there is no rivalry at all between her and Chandela.
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newsshooting10 days ago

I shoot 3-4 hours a day before other trainings, reveals Apurvi Chandela

World No.1 in 10m Air Rifle Apurvi Chandela has revealed that she has been training three to four hours a day before moving on to physical and mental trainings. The 26-year-old had become the second woman after Anjali Bhagwat back in 2002 to achieve the feat in that shooting category.
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newsshooting11 days ago

International Shooting Competition | Shahu Tushar Mane wins gold in men’s air rifle

Indian colts had a brilliant outing at the International Shooting Competition held in Hannover with youth Olympics silver medalist Shahu Tushar Mane won the goal in the junior men’s air rifle category. Annu Raj, on the other hand, Singh won the bronze medal in the 25-metre sports pistol category.
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newsshooting12 days ago

ISSF World Cup | Mairaj Ahmad Khan fails to make the final

India had a bad day in the Shotgun World Cup held in South Korea as veteran Mairaj Ahmad Khan had to narrowly miss out making the final on Saturday. India’s other hope, Sheeraz Sheikh also had a hot and cold day as he ended his day in the 33rd position with his position also looking bleak.
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newsshooting14 days ago

Akull Kumar, Esha Singh strike silver in mixed air pistol juniors in Hannover

Both Esha Singh and Akull Kumar had topped the qualification before they were outdone by just 5.4 points for the yellow metal in the junior mixed air pistol event at the International Shooting Competition. It was the second medal for Esha after she won in the Czech Republic recently.
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newsshooting22 days ago

Apurvi Chandela rises to No.1 position in 10m Air Rifle

Indian ace shooter Apurvi Chandela declared through her social media that she has climbed to the World No. 1 position in 10m Air Rifle on Tuesday after a great start to 2019. Apart from her, compatriot Anjum Moudgil has also taken her spot in the World No.2 ranking after her Beijing performance.
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