newsshooting2 months ago

Shooting | Om Mitharval clinches gold at ISSF World Championships

Indian shooter Om Prakash Mitharval has bagged the gold medal in the 50m pistol event at the ongoing 52nd ISSF Shooting World Championship in Changwon, South Korea on Tuesday. The 23-year-old managed to score a total of 564 points to become the World Champion in the 50m pistol event.
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newsshooting3 months ago

Jitu Rai removed from TOP scheme due to non-selection in Asian Games

Shooter Jitu Rai became the latest sportsperson to be dropped from the list of sportspersons being supported by the much touted Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) on Tuesday. Three other shooters, along with Rai, have been dropped from the scheme due to below-par performances in the recent past.
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newsshooting5 months ago

ISSF World Cup | Om Prakash Mitharwal finishes 7th while Jitu Rai struggles again

Despite making to the finals, Om Prakash Mitharwal could not produce his best as he finished 7th in the Men's 10m Air Pistol of the ISSF World Cup Rifle in Munich on Friday. Meanwhile, his compatriots Shahzar Rizvi and Jitu Rai shot scores of 579 and 577 to finish 12th and 28th respectively.
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newsshooting6 months ago

Shahzar Rizvi claims India’s first medal in the ISSF World Cup in Korea

Shahzar Rizvi has clinched silver for India in the 10m air pistol event at the ongoing ISSF World Cup in Korea. Rizvi had previously won a gold medal in the same event, in his first appearance at the ISSF World Cup in Mexico, but fell short by just 0.2 points this time and had to settle for silver.
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newsshooting6 months ago

Jitu Rai believes exclusion of shooting can have an adverse effect on young shooters

CWG gold-medallist Jitu Rai has expressed his unhappiness with the exclusion of shooting from the 2022 CWG, stating that it might affect the young shooters. He has also agreed with the NRAI, who wants India to boycott the 2022 Commonwealth Games, if shooting is not included as a discipline.
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newsshooting6 months ago

CWG 2018 | Om Mitharval wins sixth bronze for India, finishes third in 50m Pistol

Om Mitharval won his second and India’s sixth bronze medal at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Wednesday as he finished third in Men’s 50m Pistol event. However, his success will be overshadowed by the apocalyptic collapse in the fifth round that resulted in him giving away a silver medal.
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newsshooting6 months ago

CWG 2018 | Jitu Rai wins gold, Om Mitharval bronze in 10m Air Pistol

Jitu Rai managed to clinch the eighth gold medal for India in the Gold Coast Games as he finished atop the 10m Air Pistol table with a comprehensive total score of 235.1 - Games record. His compatriot, Om Mitharval, finished third to win India’s fourth bronze medal in Gold Coast.
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newsshooting7 months ago

ISSF WORLD CUP | India tops medal tally with four gold, one silver and four bronze medals

India have created history as they ended the ISSF World Cup in Mexico by topping the medals tally for the first time with four gold, one silver, and four bronze medals. Two times Olympic champion from the USA, Hancock Vincent, won the gold medal in the final event in the year’s first World Cup.
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newsshooting8 months ago

Commonwealth Games 2018 | Jitu Rai believes yoga to be key to his preparations

The Khel Ratna winner Jitu Rai has said that the attention to details will be crucial to his success in Australia, and it will help him in honing his skills ahead of a gruelling schedule. Believing mental health to be essential in his line of work, the Army ace has turned to meditation & yoga.
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newsshooting9 months 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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