newsshooting5 months ago

Shooting WC bronze-winner Pooja Ghatkar: Gagan Narang’s guidance and pep talks helped me

Shooter Pooja Ghatkar, who won the bronze medal in the women’s 10-metre air rifle at the ISSF World Cup, has credited London Olympic medalist Gagan Narang for her success. She has also said that the world cup win has somehow erased the memories of her disqualification from the Rio Games.
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newsshooting9 months ago

Bindra-led review committee questions NRAI role in Rio flop show

Abhinav Bindra-led National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) review committee has come down heavily on the running of the sport in a damning 36-page report on the Rio Olympics flop show that was equally scathing on the shooters, coaches and the national federation.
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newsshootinga year ago

If anyone is to take the blame, it's me, says NRAI chief after flop show at Rio

National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) President Raninder Singh on Saturday took the responsibility for the shooters’ poor performance in the Rio Olympics. The 49-year-old also added that it was a “tactical blunder” to allow the athletes to train with their personal coaches for the Olympics.
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reportshootinga year ago

Rio 2016 | Abhinav Bindra qualifies for final; Gagan Narang disappoints

2008 Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra qualified for the men’s 10m air rifle event in the 2016 Rio Olympics on Monday after he scored 625.7 to finish 7th in the event. However, 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang finished at a disappointing 23rd with 621.7 to miss out on the finals.
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newsshootinga year ago

Sanjeev Rajput wins silver at shooting World Cup

Rifle shooter Sanjeev Rajput won a silver medal in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions event at the on going ISSF World Cup in Baku on Tuesday. This was Sanjeev's first medal in the World Cup after a gap of 5 years as he produced three stunning shots in the end to move ahead of Korean Hyeonjun Kim.
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