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featureshooting2 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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newsshooting2 months ago

ISSF Shotgun World Cup 2021 | Indian strike Gold in women's 25m Air Pistol team event

The Indian trio of Manu Bhaker, Chinki Yadav, and Rahi Sarnobat claimed yet another Gold medal for India, in the women’s 25m Air Pistol event, at the ongoing ISSF World Cup, in New Delhi this Thursday. India also earned a Silver medal in the women’s 50m Air Rifle 3 positions team event.
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newsshooting3 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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newsshooting8 months ago

Ammunition for top shooters will be available at doorsteps, asserts Kiren Rijiju

Indian sports minister Kiren Rijiju has stated that shooters who are eyeing a Tokyo-Olympic berth and the future Games will be provided with ammunition wherever they are in India. The top official visited the Dr. Karni Shooting Range, in Delhi where shooters around the region have started training.
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newsshooting2 years ago

India shooters rue lack of hostel in best shooting range of India

Top Indian shooters, who have sealed their quotas for Tokyo Olympics next year, lamented the lack of lodging facilities at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi. The shooters revealed that they always had to book a hotel whenever they came to the capital city to practice or compete.
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newsshooting2 years ago

ISSF World Cup | India see a record 14 shooters qualify for finals in China

After finishing atop the medal tally table in all the four World Cups held in Delhi, Beijing, Munich, and Rio de Janeiro, the Indian shooting contingent would see as many as 14 athletes taking part in the ISSF World Cup finals in China. The finals would be held in Pultan from November 17 to 23.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Shooting World Cup | Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary win gold, keep India atop in medal tally

After a medal-less Sunday, the star mixed team airing of Chaudhary and Bhaker managed to win gold in the Air Pistol event, which saw the duo coming from behind to best Yashaswini Singh Deswal and Abhishek Verma. India finished the World Cup with five gold, two silver and two bronze medals.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Anjum Moudgil - Arjun Babuta pair win mixed air rifle team event

Punjab’s Anjum Mudgil and Arjun Babuta got the better of West Bengal’s Mehuli Ghosh and Abhinav Shaw in a thrilling clash as they won the mixed air rifle team competition in the 12th Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Masters. Apart from them, Pushpanjali Rana won the women’s 25m sports pistol event.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Anjum Moudgil breaks Worlds record to clinch gold at Masters Meet

World No. 8 Anjum Moudgil managed to shoot 253.9 in the finals of the XII Sardar Sajjan Singh Sethi Memorial Masters in New Delhi on Monday, which broke Apurvi Chandela’s World Cup record. Apart from her, West Bengal’s Mehuli Ghosh won the juniors final as Elavenil Valarivan won silver.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Dropping shooting from Commonwealth Games is not good, opines Anjum Moudgil

After shooting was dropped from the 2022 Commonwealth Games programme, Indian shooter Anjum Moudgil has mentioned that leaving the sport from the Games is not good for the sport. Moudgil has also added that the issue was going on for some time in the past and is a big blow for India. 
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