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newsshooting10 months ago

My hard work finally bore fruit, says Yashaswini Singh Deswal after winning gold at the ISSF World Cup

Yashaswini Singh Deswal let out a sigh of relief after her efforts finally came to fruition in the form of a gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 22-year-old secured India’s ninth Olympic quota after clinching the top prize in the women’s 10m air pistol shooting.
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newsshooting10 months ago

India shooters rue lack of hostel in best shooting range of India

Top Indian shooters, who have sealed their quotas for Tokyo Olympics next year, lamented the lack of lodging facilities at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi. The shooters revealed that they always had to book a hotel whenever they came to the capital city to practice or compete.
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newsshooting10 months ago

ISSF World Cup | Yashaswini Singh Deswal clinches gold, confirms India’s ninth place at Tokyo

Yashaswini Singh Deswal clinched the 10m air pistol gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in Rio De Janeiro in Brazil, confirming India’s ninth quota place for Tokyo 2020 in shooting. This was India’s third gold medal at the event, following Elavenil Valarivan and Abhishek Verma’s efforts earlier.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Jitu Rai removed from TOP scheme due to non-selection in Asian Games

Shooter Jitu Rai became the latest sportsperson to be dropped from the list of sportspersons being supported by the much touted Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) on Tuesday. Three other shooters, along with Rai, have been dropped from the scheme due to below-par performances in the recent past.
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newsshooting2 years ago

ISSF World Cup | Manu Bhaker teams up with Om Prakash Mitharval to give India another gold

16-year-old Manu Bhaker continued her golden form in the ISSF World Cup by winning a second consecutive gold on Monday in the 10m Air Pistol mixed team event alongside Om Prakash Mitharval. On Sunday, Bhaker had clinched her first gold in her debut campaign in the 10m Air Pistol solo event.
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