newsshooting20 days ago

India fail to seal Olympics quota as trio fails in 25m rapid fire event

The young trio of Anish Bhanwala, Adarsh Singh and Anhad Jawanda gave India their first medal-less day as they failed to seal the Olympics berth at the 25m rapid fire event. With the event coming to an end, India’s last hope for increasing medals tally would be the mixed pistol and rifles team.
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newsshooting21 days ago

ISSF World Cup | Yashaswini Singh Deswal clinches gold, confirms India’s ninth place at Tokyo

Yashaswini Singh Deswal clinched the 10m air pistol gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in Rio De Janeiro in Brazil, confirming India’s ninth quota place for Tokyo 2020 in shooting. This was India’s third gold medal at the event, following Elavenil Valarivan and Abhishek Verma’s efforts earlier.
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newsshooting7 months ago

Shooting | Indian coach Pavel Smirnov furious over Visa verdict, feels it will endanger India

Indian pistol coach Pavel Smirnov ridiculed officials for rejecting Visa proposals of the Pakistan contingents and exclaimed that the decision might put India in danger over IOC recognition. Foreign participants of the 25m rapid fire event were also disappointed about the unavailability of quotas.
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newsshooting7 months ago

Withdrawal of quotas was the best possible outcome in the complex situation, states NRAI

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has expressed its gratitude to the ISSF, IOA, and the Sports Ministry for the support during the ISSF World Cup. The NRAI had released a statement to convey gratitude and assured the IOC to address the future consequences of the unprecedented scenario.
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newsshooting9 months ago

Shooting | I will try to get an Olympic berth at the upcoming World Cup, says Anish Bhanwala

Young shooting sensation Anish Bhanwala has stated that he will try to secure an Olympic 2020 spot for himself at the upcoming World Cup. Earlier last year, Bhanwala became the youngest Indian ever to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games at a very young age of only 15 years.
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newsshooting10 months ago

Adarsh Singh registers major upset by beating Anish Bhanwala in shooting nationals

17-year old teenager Adarsh Singh has pipped CWG Gold medalist Anish Bhanwala to clinch the men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol national title at the 62nd National Shooting Championship in Kerala on Saturday. Adarsh also won a team gold in the junior category and a silver in the individual junior finals.
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newsshootinga year ago

We are convinced Jaspal was the best candidate for Dronacharya Award, says Raninder Singh

According to National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh, junior Shooting coach Jaspal Rana was the best name for the Dronacharya Award. As for his contributions, Coach Jaspal Rana had worked towards the development of shooters like Manu Bhaker and Anish Bhanwala.
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newsshootinga year ago

ISSF World Cup | Manu Bhaker breaks world record to clinch gold, Anish Bhanwala secures bronze

Teen sensation Manu Bhaker shot 242.5 to create another world record on her way to gold in 10m air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Germany. Commonwealth Games champion Anish Bhanwala had to settle for bronze in men's 25 m rapid fire event which took India's tally to 17 medals at the meet.
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newsshootinga year ago

CWG 2018 | 15-year-old Anish Bhanwala India's youngest ever gold medallist at Commonwealth Games

Teenager Anish Bhanwala has added one more Gold to the Indian shooters' impressive journey at the Commonwealth Games 2018 and in the process, he has also become the youngest Indian to do so. Bhanwala won Gold in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men's Finals and also created a Games record of 30 points.
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newsshootinga year ago

ISSF Junior World Cup | Anish Bhanwala wins gold in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event

15-year-old Anish Bhanwala finished the Junior World Cup in Sydney atop the podium in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event as he finished ahead of two teammates and three Chinese shooters. On the team podium though, China was the winner with 1733 points and creating new Junior World Cup record.
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