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newsshooting9 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian shooters receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

The Indian shooting contingent for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, along with coaches and support staff received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine this Thursday. All of the 13 rifle and pistol shooters will leave for Zagreb, for their final preparations, while the shotguns shooters will head for Italy.
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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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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

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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reportshooting2 years 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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newsshooting2 years 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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newsshooting2 years ago

Focused on following technique and keeping nerves, says Apurvi Chandela

Munich Shooting World Cup gold-medallist Apurvi Chandela has stated that she has just focused on following her technique and keeping nerves till the last shot and the medals are just a result of that. She also said that she isn’t focusing on the Olympics as of yet and is only looking at the present.
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newsshooting2 years ago

ISSF World Cup | Apurvi Chandela bags gold medal in women’s 10m air rifle event

India’s Apurvi Chandela won the gold medal in the hotly-contested final of the women’s 10 air rifle event at the ongoing ISSF World Cup in Germany as she shot a total of 251 points in the final. China’s Wang Luyao and Xu Hong finished second and third respectively with scores of 250.8 and 229.4.
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