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newsshootinga month ago

ISSF World Cup 2021 | Rahi Sarnobat bags India's first gold medal in Croatia

Tokyo-bound shooter Rahi Sarnobat claimed India's first gold medal in the ongoing 2021 ISSF World Cup, in Osijek, Croatia. The Indian overcame the likes of reigning Olympic champion - Anna Korakaki of Greece in the final of the women's 25m pistol event to claim top honours in the event.
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newsshootinga month ago

13-member Indian squad kick-start ISSF World Cup in Osijek, Croatia

A total of 13 Tokyo-bound rifle and pistol shooters will be in action at the ISSF World Cup, in Osijek, Croatia which started this Thursday. Owing to the surge in the Covid-19 cases in India, the shooters have shifted their training base to Croatia in the build-up to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
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newsshootinga month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Shooting Team (Women's)

The Indian shooting contingent will see 15 shooters travelling to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics for the ultimate prize. Most importantly, the upcoming event is likely to see India’s first female Olympic medal winner, with seven athletes set to feature in the discipline, across five events.
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featureshootinga month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Shooting Team (Men's)

Shooting is expected to be India’s strong suit at the Games, and a potential source of medals. A total of 15 shooters have qualified for the Olympics, which includes one of the top-ranked athletes in the trade, even though it all boils down to how each of them perform where it matters the most.
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newsshooting2 months ago

2021 European Shooting Championships | Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat shine in women's 25m event

Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat finished as the 1st and 2nd placed contestants in the MQS (Minimum Qualification) section of the women’s 25m pistol event at the European Shooting Championships. The 13-member pistol and rifle contingent is currently in Croatia for a training-cum-competition tour.
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newsshooting2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian shooters won't let us down, asserts Raninder Singh

Raninder Singh, the president of NRAI, feels that the Indian shooters won’t let the country down even though predicting the number of medals won't be possible. A total of 15 shooters qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, out of which 13 are rifle and pistol shooters, with two being skeet shooters.
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newsshooting2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Delighted to be training under Ennio Falco in Italy, asserts Mairaj Ahmed Khan

Mairaj Ahmad Khan is delighted to Italy with former coach Ennio Falco in the build-up to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The shotgun shooter, who is currently training in Capua, has been through a lot in the past few days, having lost his father and subsequently missed out on the World Cup, in Lonato.
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featureshooting2 months ago

Nine years apart, Rahi Sarnobat gearing up for renewed quest in her second appearance at the Olympics

Rahi Sarnobat's Olympic debut was far from memorable, as she made an exit in the qualification round, back in 2012 in London. However, with loads of experience under her belt now, the 30-year shooter is aiming for no less than a podium finish in Tokyo, when the event gets underway on July 23.
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newsshooting2 months ago

NRAI join hands with MPL to launch virtual shooting game

The NRAI have joined hands with the online gaming platform MPL (Mobile Premier League) to launch a mobile version of a shooting game to increase the awareness and popularity of the real sport. Shooting is already a popular sport in the country, with 15 Indians qualifying for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics
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newsshooting2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | We all have worked hard to reach this stage, Olympics should happen, states Sanjeev Rajput

Veteran shooter Sanjeev Rajput feels that they have worked very hard to qualify for the Olympics and it should happen, or else the efforts would go in vain. The Indian shooting team is currently in Zagreb, Croatia for a training-cum competition tour, from where they’ll fly to Tokyo for the showdown.
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