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newsshooting3 months ago

ISSF World Cup 2021 | Rahi Sarnobat bags India's first gold medal in Croatia

Tokyo-bound shooter Rahi Sarnobat claimed India's first gold medal in the ongoing 2021 ISSF World Cup, in Osijek, Croatia. The Indian overcame the likes of reigning Olympic champion - Anna Korakaki of Greece in the final of the women's 25m pistol event to claim top honours in the event.
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newsshooting4 months ago

2021 European Shooting Championships | Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat shine in women's 25m event

Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat finished as the 1st and 2nd placed contestants in the MQS (Minimum Qualification) section of the women’s 25m pistol event at the European Shooting Championships. The 13-member pistol and rifle contingent is currently in Croatia for a training-cum-competition tour.
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newsshooting4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Manu Bhaker to give BA exams while training tour in Zagreb

Tokyo-bound Indian shooter Manu Bhaker will give her BA exams from Zagreb, Croatia, where the 15-member shooting contingent is currently stationed for the last lap of preparation ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The world cup gold medallist will feature in three events at the quadrennial event.
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newsshooting4 months ago

Indian shooting team taken care of very well by Croatian federation in Zagreb

Indian Tokyo-bound shooters currently in Croatia for a preparatory tour ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics are being taken care of very well by the local federation. The contingent will take part in the European Championships from May 20 to June 6 in Osijek, Croatia, followed by the ISSF World Cup.
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newsshooting5 months ago

ISSF World Cup cancelled owing to surge in Covid-19 cases in Baku

The ISSF World Cup, which was supposed to be held from June 21 to July 2, in Baku, has been cancelled owing to the surge in Covid-19 cases on Azerbaijan. The event was supposed to serve as the final preparation ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which begins on July 23, later this year.
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newsshooting5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | NRAI announces 15-member shooting squad for the Games

The NRAI (National Rifle Association of India) has announced the 15-member shooting squad for the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, with India set to take part in 10 events. The Indian shooting team finished as the best-placed nation in the recently concluded ISSF World Cup, in New Delhi.
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newsshooting6 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | SAI to spend Rs 5 Crore to upgrade shooting range to latest technology

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) will spend Rs 5 Crore to upgrade the facilities at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range to keep the shooters on par with the latest laser technology that would be used at the Tokyo Olympics. Indian shooters won’t be able to participate in the Test events in Tokyo.
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newsshooting6 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian shooting team to be declared on April 3 or 4

NRAI President Raninder Singh has announced that the team for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics would be declared on April 3 or 4, with two reserves per event owing to the Covid-19 pandemic threat. India has bagged 15 quotas for the quadrennial event, with the contingent having high hopes from the shooters.
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newsshooting6 months ago

ISSF World Cup 2021 | India add two Gold medals, end with 30 in their tally

India bagged two Gold medals on the final day of the 2021 ISSF World Cup to finish on the top of the tally with 30 medals to their name. The Men’s Trap Team and the Women’s Trap team claimed the 14th and 15th Gold medals in the last two events of the tournament, at the Dr. Karni Shooting Range.
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newsshooting6 months ago

ISSF Shotgun World Cup 2021 | Indian strike Gold in women's 25m Air Pistol team event

The Indian trio of Manu Bhaker, Chinki Yadav, and Rahi Sarnobat claimed yet another Gold medal for India, in the women’s 25m Air Pistol event, at the ongoing ISSF World Cup, in New Delhi this Thursday. India also earned a Silver medal in the women’s 50m Air Rifle 3 positions team event.
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