newsshootinga month ago

National shooting trials | Dhanush Srikanth comes out on top in air rifle

17-year-old Dhanush Srikanth showed great grit and talent as he shone in the star-studded air rifle competition in the sixth National shooting selection trials at the Dr. Karni Singh Range on Saturday. Apart from him, Arjun Singh Cheema and Mitesh Kumar Manilal Gohil also topped their events.
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reportshooting4 months ago

Kumar Surendra Singh Championship | Monu Tomar wins gold as Sarabjot Singh eventually fumbles

Air Force’s Monu Tomar clinched the yellow metal in the 19th Kumar Surendra Singh Championship in the men’s air pistol event at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Tughlakabad, on Sunday. Unfortunately, Asiad gold and World Championship silver medalist Jitu Rai missed the final on the count of "inner 10s".
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newsshooting5 months 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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newsshootinga year 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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newsshootinga year 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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newsshootinga year 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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newsshootinga year 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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newsshooting2 years 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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newsshooting2 years 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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newsshooting2 years 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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