newsshooting20 days ago

Gagan Narang and Heena Sidhu among 27 shooters named for Commonwealth Games

Top Indian shooters Jitu Rai, Gagan Narang, and Heena Sidhu were named in the 27 member shooting squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast, Australia. The Indian shooting contingent had won 17 medals including 4 gold, 9 Silver and 4 Bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games
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newsshooting2 months ago

Jitu Rai wins gold in 50m pistol event with record score

Jitu Rai grabbed the men's 50m pistol national title with a new national record score of 233 at the 61st National Shooting Championship in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday. Navy's Omkar Singh (222.0) and his teammate Jai Singh (198.4) secured silver and bronze medals respectively, in the final round.
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newsshooting4 months ago

Commonwealth Shooting Championship | Prakash Nanjappa wins gold in 50m pistol event

Prakash Nanjappa helped India make a clean sweep at the Commonwealth Shooting Championship yet again on Friday in the 50m pistol event as India won all the three positions. The silver medal was claimed by Amanpreet Singh while Jitu Rai clinched the bronze medal with a third-place finish.
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newsshooting4 months ago

Heena Sidhu secures gold at Commonwealth Shooting Championships

Indian shooter Heena Sidhu has continued her good form going into the Commonwealth Shooting Championships by clinching the gold medal in the women's 10m Air Pistol event Brisbane today. On the men's side, Deepak Kumar also got onto the podium with a bronze medal in the 10m Air Rifle event.
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newsshooting8 months ago

Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu win Gold for India at Shooting World Cup

Indian shooters Heena Sidhu and Jitu Rai have secured the Gold medal for India at the ongoing Shooting World Cup in Gabala in the mixed team 10m Air Pistol (demo) event. The mixed team air pistol event is one of the new events that has been added to the shooting events for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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newsshooting9 months ago

ISSF World Cup | Indian medal hopes pinned on Heena Sidhu and Sanjeev Rajput after Jitu Rai bows out

The hopes of a medal at the ISSF World Cup now rests on the shoulders of Heena Sidhu and Sanjeev Rajput after Jitu Rai and Tejaswini Sawant failed to make it into the final of their respective events. Jitu ended up 10th on the board while Tejaswini could only muster a final position of 15.
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newsshootinga year ago

ISSF World Cup| Jitu Rai wins gold in 50m pistol event; Amanpreet secures silver

Jitu Rai has won his first gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi by clinching the top position in the 50m men’s air pistol event, while Amanpreet Singh won the silver in the event. This is Jitu’s second medal in as many days after his bronze in the 10m pistol event on Tuesday.
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newsshootinga year ago

Jitu Rai claims bronze in ISSF World Cup

2014 Asian Games gold medalist Jitu Rai secured a come-from-behind victory to clinch the bronze medal in the 10m air pistol event in the ongoing ISSF World Cup on Tuesday. Rai shot a total of 216.7 points in the eight-man final to secure the fourth medal for India in the marquee tournament.
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newsshootinga year ago

ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu win gold in mixed Team 10m air pistol event

Indian pair Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu have won the ‘gold badge’ in the 10m air pistol event - although a format not recognized by the Olympic council - at the ISSF World Cup on Monday. The event introduced for the first time has garnered widespread support for being more spectator-friendly.
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newsshootinga year ago

Indian shooters fume at changes in Tokyo 2020 events

Indian shooters have voiced their discontent about International Shooting Sport Federation's (ISSF) decision to do away with a few competitions for the next Olympic Games in Tokyo. Former world No. 1 double trap shooter Ronjan Singh Sodhi questioned why the decision was made for 2020 and not 2024.
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