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newsshooting4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Delighted to be training under Ennio Falco in Italy, asserts Mairaj Ahmed Khan

Mairaj Ahmad Khan is delighted to Italy with former coach Ennio Falco in the build-up to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The shotgun shooter, who is currently training in Capua, has been through a lot in the past few days, having lost his father and subsequently missed out on the World Cup, in Lonato.
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newsshooting5 months ago

Want to be like Rodger Federer, he is my idol, reveals Mairaj Ahmed Khan

Tokyo-bound shooter Mairaj Ahmed Khan revealed that he wants to be like Rodger Federer, whom he idolises for the way the Tennis star is still going strong at the age of 39. The shooter is the senior-most member of the 15-member Indian shooting contingent which will feature in the upcoming Olympics.
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featureshooting5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Missing out on testing events will be beneficial for Skeet shooters, claims Mairaj Ahmed Khan

As many as 15 shooters have qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, in what is going to be the biggest ever Indian contingent in the discipline so far. While 13 of them are either Pistol or Rifle shooters, only two have made a cut in the Skeet events - Mairaj Ahmed Khan and Angad Bajwa.
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newsshooting6 months ago

ISSF World Cup 2021 | India claim three Gold medals, maintain top spot

India added yet another Gold medal to their tally in the ongoing ISSF World Cup, with Ganemat Sekhon and Angad Vir Singh Bajwa claiming the mixed skeet title. India maintains their position in the medals tally, having claimed 14 till now – six Gold medals, four Silver and as many Bronze medals.
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newsshootinga year ago

National shooting camp involving Olympic aspirants postponed due to spike in Covid-19 cases

The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has been forced to postpone the compulsory training camp for the Olympic aspirants in the account of the spike in the number of Covid-19 cases. As per reports, the national body is aiming to start the camp in the second week of August.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Asian Shooting Championships | Angad Vir Singh and Mairaj Ahmad bag top prizes

Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Mairaj Ahmad Khan won gold and silver medals respectively, as they sealed Olympic quota places at the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha on Sunday. Meanwhile, Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar won the Olympic quota place in the men’s rifle 3-position event with a bronze medal.
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newsshooting2 years ago

ISSF World Cup | Mairaj Ahmad Khan fails to make the final

India had a bad day in the Shotgun World Cup held in South Korea as veteran Mairaj Ahmad Khan had to narrowly miss out making the final on Saturday. India’s other hope, Sheeraz Sheikh also had a hot and cold day as he ended his day in the 33rd position with his position also looking bleak.
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reportshooting2 years ago

Sheeraz Sheikh records perfect 50 in men’s skeet in World Cup

India’s Sheeraz Sheikh managed to hit 50 out of 50 in the men’s skeet competition as he led the list jointly having as many as 84 shotgun shooters vying to win the World Cup in South Korea’s Changwon. In women’s skeet, Ganemat Shekhon ended the qualification round in the 21st spot.
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reportshooting5 years ago

Shooter Mairaj Khan bags India’s first-ever skeet medal at World Cup

Indian shooter Mairaj Ahmed Khan registered India’s first-ever medal in Skeet at a World Cup event with a silver at the ISSF World Cup in Rio on Sunday. The 40-year old shooter finished joint-top in the gold medal match before losing the shoot-off to Marcus Svensson of Sweden.
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