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featureshooting4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Shooting Team (Men's)

Shooting is expected to be India’s strong suit at the Games, and a potential source of medals. A total of 15 shooters have qualified for the Olympics, which includes one of the top-ranked athletes in the trade, even though it all boils down to how each of them perform where it matters the most.
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newsshooting5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | We all have worked hard to reach this stage, Olympics should happen, states Sanjeev Rajput

Veteran shooter Sanjeev Rajput feels that they have worked very hard to qualify for the Olympics and it should happen, or else the efforts would go in vain. The Indian shooting team is currently in Zagreb, Croatia for a training-cum competition tour, from where they’ll fly to Tokyo for the showdown.
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newsshooting7 months ago

ISSF World Cup 2021 | India add two Gold medals to their tally

Indian shooters added two more Gold medals to their already swollen tally, with the contingent bagging top honours in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Mixed Team and 50m 3 Positions Men’s Team event respectively. Vijayveer Sidhu claimed a Silver medal in the 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event.
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newsshooting8 months ago

Sanjeev Rajput claim pole position in men's 50m Rifle 3 positions trials

Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput has claimed the top position in the men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions T4 national selection trial. Elavenil Valarivan won the T4 trials with a score of 251.6 in the women’s 10m Air Rifle T4, while Yashaswini Deswal finished as the best in the women’s 10m Air Pistol T4 trials.
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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 Championship | India announce 41-member contingent

A 41-member strong Indian shooting squad was announced by the selection committee of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) for the 14th Asian Championship, which begins in Doha on November 3. Thirty-eight Olympic quota places will be up for grabs in the continental tournament.
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newsshooting2 years ago

ISSF Shooting World Cup | Abhishek Verma, Sanjeev Rajput win gold and silver medal respectively

India continued their dominant display in the 10m air pistol event with Abishek Verma clinching the yellow metal and prodigal son Saurabh Chaudhary clinching the silver medal in the ongoing World Cup in Rio. Sanjeev Rajput secured his Olympics spot in the men's 50m rifle 3 positions event.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Chinki Yadav, Mehuli Ghosh clinch gold at T5 national selection trials

Mehuli Ghosh has bagged a gold medal in the women’s 10m air rifle event at the T5 national selection trials for shooting competitions in Delhi. On the other hand, Chinki Yadav shot a score of 32 in the final round to claim the gold medal in the women’s 25m pistol event on Monday.
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newsshooting3 years ago

Shooter Sanjeev Rajput joins the party with a silver

It’s raining medals for the Indian shooters on the third day of the Asian games as Sanjeev Rajput won a silver in 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men. 37-year-old Rajput finished second to China’s Hui Zicheng with a total score of 452.7 in the final on Tuesday to take India's medal tally to 8.
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newsshooting4 years ago

CWG 2018 | Sanjeev Rajput wins gold in 50m 3 Rifle Positions

Indian shooters continued their dominance in CWG Gold Coast through Sanjeev Rajput as he finished the 50m 3 Rifle Positions with a Commonwealth Games Record score of 454.5. India’s representative in the event, Chain Singh, however, could only finish in the fifth position with a score of 419.1.
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