newsshooting5 months ago

Asian Airgun Championship | Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary wins 10m air pistol mixed team gold

Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary have won the gold medal in the 10m air pistol mixed team category at the ongoing 12th Asian Airgun Championship in Taoyuan in Taipei. Earlier the Indian pair had broken the qualification world record at the event in the process of winning the title.
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newsshootinga year ago

Manu Bhaker has a long future ahead of her, says Jaspal Rana

India's former shooter Jaspal Rana felt happy for Rani Sarnobat, who became the first female shooter from India to win a gold in Asian Games, while he said that Manu Bhaker has a long future ahead of her. Indian shooter Bhaker stood sixth, missing two chances of acquiring a gold in four days.
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newsshootinga year ago

ISSF World Cup | India bag 8 medals on final day to top tally

The Indian contingent picked up 8 medals including 5 golds on the final day of the ISSF World Cup and finished atop the medals tally. In the 10m air pistol mixed team, India finished with gold and silver as Devanshi Rana and Saurabh Chaudhary edged ahead of compatriots Manu Bhaker and Anmol Jain.
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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

16-year-old Manu Bhaker aims medals for two categories at Tokyo Olympics, 2020

Manu Bhaker has decided to pay equal attention to the 25m sport pistol category and her regular 10m air pistol event ahead of the coveted 2020 Tokyo Olympics. However, the teenager has insisted that everything will depend on the National Rifle Association of India’s (NRAI) selection procedures.
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newsshootinga year 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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newsshootinga year ago

CWG 2018 | Manu Bhaker wins gold while Heena Sidhu clinches silver

ndia’s prodigious daughter, 16-year-old Manu Bhaker, continued to stun the shooting world with her sheer talent as she comprehensively won the gold in the 10 m Air Pistol event. Her compatriot Heena Sidhu finished runners-up but not before completing a dramatic comeback in elimination stages.
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newsshootinga year ago

Credit should go to shooters and also national coaches, says NRAI chief Raninder Singh

At a recent event organized by the Punjab Rifle Shooting Association, NRAI chief Raninder Singh has credited national coaches for the impressive performances of the young shooters at ISSF tournament. The junior World Cup winning squad were felicitated after they won 22 medals in Sydney.
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newsshootinga year ago

CWG a stepping stone, World Championship my target, says Heena Sidhu

Ace Indian pistol shooter has revealed that tournaments like Commonwealth Games and Asian Games are important but are just “stepping stone” towards her biggest target, World Championship. The 28-year-old has also shot down recent controversies concerning IOA’s dropping of 21 athletes from CWG.
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newsshootinga year ago

ISSF Junior World Cup | Manu Bhaker secures 10m Air Pistol gold on the last shot

16-year-old Manu Bhaker continued her brilliant form for India on Saturday at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Sydney, by winning the gold in individual 10m Air Pistol. India also tasted success in the same event's men’s competition, where Gaurav Rana won a silver medal while Anmol Jain bagged bronze.
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