newsshootinga month 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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newsshootinga month 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 months 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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newsshooting3 months ago

It is even more mentally taxing when the expectations are from within yourself, says Abhinav Bindra

Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra feels that it is harder to perform when you know that you are expected to win a medal and it becomes tougher with self-expectation. He has also added that with elimination at the back of the mind, it takes a lot of energy out of the player in such cases.
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newsshooting6 months ago

Gagan Narang and Heena Sidhu among 27 shooters named for Commonwealth Games

Top Indian shooters Jitu Rai, Gagan Narang, and Heena Sidhu were named in the 27 member shooting squad for the upcoming Commonwealth Games to be held in Gold Coast, Australia. The Indian shooting contingent had won 17 medals including 4 gold, 9 Silver and 4 Bronze at the 2014 Commonwealth Games
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newsshooting7 months ago

India win five medals on opening day of Asian Airgun Shooting Championships

India opened the 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Championships with a bang as Ravi Kumar clinched an individual bronze in the men’s 10m air, while Arjun Babuta won a silver in the junior men’s event. Apart from them, India also bagged three team silver medals under Deepak Kumar’s leadership.
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newsshooting9 months ago

Commonwealth Shooting Championships | Gagan Narang wins silver in 50m rifle event

Gagan Narang has clinched the silver medal in the men’s 50m rifle prone event at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships after a disappointing performance in the 10m Air Pistol event. Swapnil Suresh Kusale and Anuraj Singh also grabbed medals for India by winning bronze in their respective events.
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newsshootinga year 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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newsshooting2 years 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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newsshooting2 years 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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