newsshooting13 days 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 months 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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reportshooting4 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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newsshooting4 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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newsshooting4 months 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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newsshooting4 months 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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newsshooting4 months ago

Apurvi Chandela really deserved to be number one, believes Anjum Moudgil

Anjum Moudgil is of the belief that Apurvi Chandela deserved to be the world no. 1 in ISSF rankings for women's 10m air rifle event and appreciated Chandela’s hard work. Moudgil, who is currently ranked world no. 2, has also said that there is no rivalry at all between her and Chandela.
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newsshooting4 months ago

I shoot 3-4 hours a day before other trainings, reveals Apurvi Chandela

World No.1 in 10m Air Rifle Apurvi Chandela has revealed that she has been training three to four hours a day before moving on to physical and mental trainings. The 26-year-old had become the second woman after Anjali Bhagwat back in 2002 to achieve the feat in that shooting category.
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newsshooting5 months ago

Apurvi Chandela rises to No.1 position in 10m Air Rifle

Indian ace shooter Apurvi Chandela declared through her social media that she has climbed to the World No. 1 position in 10m Air Rifle on Tuesday after a great start to 2019. Apart from her, compatriot Anjum Moudgil has also taken her spot in the World No.2 ranking after her Beijing performance.
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reportshooting5 months ago

ISSF World Cup | India ends campaign with three gold and one silver medal

India’s shooting contingent ended their World Cup campaign with a tally of four medals, which included three gold medals and one silver, after none of the shooters qualified for the finals of the respective events on Sunday. India, however, have still managed to secure five quotas for the Olympics.
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