newsshooting10 days ago

Asian Shooting Championships | Angad Vir Singh and Mairaj Ahmad bag top prizes

Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Mairaj Ahmad Khan won gold and silver medals respectively, as they sealed Olympic quota places at the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha on Sunday. Meanwhile, Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar won the Olympic quota place in the men’s rifle 3-position event with a bronze medal.
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newsshooting2 months ago

My hard work finally bore fruit, says Yashaswini Singh Deswal after winning gold at the ISSF World Cup

Yashaswini Singh Deswal let out a sigh of relief after her efforts finally came to fruition in the form of a gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 22-year-old secured India’s ninth Olympic quota after clinching the top prize in the women’s 10m air pistol shooting.
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newsshooting3 months 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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newsshooting3 months ago

Selection panel reveals Jaspal Rana wasn’t declared coach by any shooters

The selection panel for the Dronahcraya award has revealed that none of the protégés had names Jaspal Rana as their coach while filling the affidavits and hence, the seasoned coach was ignored for the award. It has snowballed into a huge controversy with Abhinav Bindra standing beside him.
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newsshooting4 months ago

I need to work hard to manage my ranking, claims Manu Bhaker

Manu Bhaker revealed that she needs to work hard in order to maintain her ranking on the international stage as the youngster attempts to win an Olympic quota for the Tokyo 2020 Games. Bhaker agrees that Indian shooting is doing well as it topped the medal tally for the third World Cup in a row.
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newsshooting5 months ago

Maintaining form and scores are tougher than securing a quota for the Olympics, feels Manu Bhaker

Manu Bhaker has said that according to her, maintaining the scores and a good form is “tougher” than getting a quota for the Olympics. The 17-year-old Indian shooter missed out on a bronze medal at the ISSF World Cup in Munich but still managed to get a place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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reportshooting6 months ago

ISSF World Cup | Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary clinch 10m air pistol mixed team gold

Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary have bagged the third consecutive 10m air pistol mixed team gold at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Munich on Thursday. The young Indian pair got the better of Ukraine’s Olena Kostevych and Oleg Omelchuk 17-9 in the final.
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newsshooting6 months ago

Anjum Moudgil and Divyansh Panwar clinch gold in ISSF World Cup

Indian shooters Anjum Moudgil and Divyansh Panwar won the mixed team gold medal against compatriots Apurvi Chandela and Deepak Kumar in the 10m Air Rifle category, who had to settle for silver. This was India’s fourth gold in the tournament as they now lead the table with five medals.
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newsshooting6 months ago

ISSF Munich World Cup | Manu Bhaker misses out on bronze medal but seals Olympic berth

Indian pistol shooter Manu Bhaker finished fourth in the ISSF World Cup in Munich, failing to win a medal by a mere 0.1 point margin but secured a spot in the 10m category in the 2020 World Cup. The 17-year old finished behind Anna Korakaki, Wei Qian, and Minjung Kim in the season’s third World Cup.
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newsshooting6 months ago

ISSF Munich World Cup | Manu Bhaker seals spot in 10m pistol final

17-year-old Manu Bhaker finally managed to qualify for the final stage in the 10m category after amassing 582 points in qualifying and finishing third. A win now would secure her a spot in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after she failed to do so in the 25m category following a weapon malfunction.
Gantavya Adukia