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featureshooting7 months 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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newsshootinga year ago

I have won a lot of medals but the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar is special, says Gagan Narang

Gagan Narang has won many accolades as a shooter, but he feels that the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar that was awarded to his foundation is extra special because it is a recognition of his entire team’s work. Narang received the award from President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday. 
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newsshootinga year ago

Shooting not being part of Commonwealth Games is not a setback, believes Gagan Narang

Gagan Narang is of the belief that shooting not being a part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games is not a setback for the Indian shooters. Olympic medallist Narang also advised that the Indian shooters to be positive and give their best in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics next year as the news is out now.
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newsshootinga year ago

My father sold his house to buy rifle for me, reveals Gagan Narang

Star Indian shooter Gagan Narang has revealed, via an Instagram post, that his father has sold his house so as to buy a rifle for his son. Narang, who put up the post on Father's day, went on to add that his family stayed in a rented accommodation for almost 20 years after that.
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newsshootinga year ago

Gagan Narang’s foundation to shortlist 30 shooters from 300 for Project Leap

Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation has gotten an astounding 304 applicants for the trial of Project Leap and will be short listing only 30 from them. The selected few youngsters would be a part of the elite programme’s third year aiming to improve Indian shooters at the grassroots level.
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newsshooting2 years ago

ISSF World Cup | Pool of Indian shooters is widening, says former India coach Lazlo Szucsak

Former India coach Lazlo Szucsak is of the opinion that the situation of shooting India is seeing a positive change with the widening of the pool of shooters in the country. The reputed coach has noticed one important thing in India and that is the lack of depth in women’s rifle 3 Position.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Gagan Narang Foundation signs MOU with Odisha Govt. to set up India’s largest shooting range

Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation has signed a MoU with the Odisha Government to install a High-Performance Shooting Centre (HPC) in the city. The center, which would capacitate 400 shooters, will be responsible for training them while the government will be providing the land for it.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Chain Singh bags gold in 3-position rifle event in KSS Memorial Shooting Championship

Chain Singh has claimed victory in the 3-position rifle event in the KSS Memorial Shooting Championship, defeating Gagan Narang to grab the individual gold medal. Along with the gold in 3-position riflemen, he has also won the team gold in association with Surendra Singh and Satyendra Singh.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Anil Kumar wins 10m Air Rifle as Gagan Narang misses out on medal

Anil Kumar put in a strong performance to clinch the gold in 10m Air Rifle in the 18th KSS Memorial Shooting Championship while 2012 Olympic medalist Gagan Narang missed out on a medal after topping qualification. In 10m Air Rifle youth, Shahu Mane edged out Aishwariya Tomar for gold.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Gagan Narang's Project Leap initiative to mentor 135 young shooters

Gagan Narang has set his ambitious ‘Project Leap’ in motion to hand-pick 10 best shooters, who would be skilled enough to earn medals for India at the 2024 Olympics. As the second year of the Project is underway, 130 shooters have been selected for the trial out of 176 shooters who applied.
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