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featureshooting3 months 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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featureshooting6 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian shooters raising hopes ahead of showpiece event

As usual, we are expecting quite a lot from the Indian shooters at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics especially in light of the fact that they been performing exceedingly well in the ongoing ISSG World Cup. With a mixed bag of youngsters and veterans, India is likely to field their best contingent ever.
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newsshooting6 months ago

2021 ISSF World Cup | India claim two gold medals, holds top position in medals tally

India claimed a couple of Gold medals in the men’s and women’s 10m Air Pistol team events and climbed up to the top of the medals tally in the ongoing ISSF World Cup in New Delhi. India also claimed a historic bronze medal in the women’s skeet event owing to a brilliant display from Ganemat Sekhon.
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newsshooting7 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian squad announced for ISSF World Cup

The Indian team for the ISSF World Cup has been announced with Commonwealth Games Gold medallist Anish Bhanwala picked in the men’s 25m rapid-fire event. All 15 Tokyo quota holders, along with other top shooters of the country will take part in the event which begins on March 18.
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featureshootinga year ago

Pathbreakers | Abhinav Bindra’s golden run in Beijing 2008 and a shot in the arm for brighter future

Abhinav Bindra became an overnight sensation after a Gold medal finish at 2008 Beijing Games - India's first individual Gold medal at the Games. A whole generation of shooters emerged after the triumph, following the footsteps of Bindra - to script a never-written chapter in Indian sports.
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newsshooting2 years 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 years 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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newsshooting2 years ago

When you get to the Olympics, you need a different level of mental stability, says Abhishek Verma

Abhishek Verma, who clinched his second World Cup gold medal last week in Rio, admits that it would require a different level of mental stability to succeed at the Olympics. Verma secured his place at Tokyo 2020 by winning the 10m air pistol gold medal at the Beijing World Cup in April this year.
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newsshooting2 years ago

We throw impromptu challenge at each other, Abhishek Verma on training with Saurabh Chaudhary

India’s very recent shooting world cup hero Abhishek Verma has revealed that he and Saurabh Chaudhary have been constantly throwing impromptu challenges at each other in training, which has helped in improving them. Verma and Chaudhary have won gold and bronze medals respectively in Rio World Cup.
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newsshooting2 years ago

ISSF Shooting World Cup | Abhishek Verma, Sanjeev Rajput win gold and silver medal respectively

India continued their dominant display in the 10m air pistol event with Abishek Verma clinching the yellow metal and prodigal son Saurabh Chaudhary clinching the silver medal in the ongoing World Cup in Rio. Sanjeev Rajput secured his Olympics spot in the men's 50m rifle 3 positions event.
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