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newsshooting10 months 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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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 | India see a record 14 shooters qualify for finals in China

After finishing atop the medal tally table in all the four World Cups held in Delhi, Beijing, Munich, and Rio de Janeiro, the Indian shooting contingent would see as many as 14 athletes taking part in the ISSF World Cup finals in China. The finals would be held in Pultan from November 17 to 23.
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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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newsshooting10 months ago

ISSF World Cup | Elavenil Valarivan wins 10m air rifle gold

Elavian Valarivan’s first-ever medal on the senior international circuit came in the form of a gold in the 10m air rifle category at the ongoing World Cup on Thursday. Meanwhile, other Indians qualified for the finals in other categories and will be looking to end the tournament on a high.
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newsshootinga year ago

India to host ISSF World Cup in 2020

India has got the hosting rights for the 2020 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Combined World Cup, confirmed the ISSF Executive Committee. The World Cup having all three rifle, pistol and shotgun events, will be played in New Delhi from March 15 to March 26 next year.
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newsshootinga year ago

Maintaining form and scores are tougher than securing a quota for the Olympics, feels Manu Bhaker

Manu Bhaker has said that according to her, maintaining the scores and a good form is “tougher” than getting a quota for the Olympics. The 17-year-old Indian shooter missed out on a bronze medal at the ISSF World Cup in Munich but still managed to get a place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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newsshootinga year ago

Anjum Moudgil and Divyansh Panwar clinch gold in ISSF World Cup

Indian shooters Anjum Moudgil and Divyansh Panwar won the mixed team gold medal against compatriots Apurvi Chandela and Deepak Kumar in the 10m Air Rifle category, who had to settle for silver. This was India’s fourth gold in the tournament as they now lead the table with five medals.
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newsshootinga year ago

ISSF Munich World Cup | Manu Bhaker misses out on bronze medal but seals Olympic berth

Indian pistol shooter Manu Bhaker finished fourth in the ISSF World Cup in Munich, failing to win a medal by a mere 0.1 point margin but secured a spot in the 10m category in the 2020 World Cup. The 17-year old finished behind Anna Korakaki, Wei Qian, and Minjung Kim in the season’s third World Cup.
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