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Yashaswini clinches top spot in pistol, Martin wins 10m air rifle

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 03:46 PM IST
Tokyo Olympic quota winner Martin Strempfl of Austria shot 253.8 (one point more than the World Record) to claim the top spot in 10m air rifle.
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File photo of India shooting.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
File photo of India shooting.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Indian shooters go from top of the world to unsure times

By Navneet Singh and Avishek Roy | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2020 01:58 PM IST
If Tokyo 2020 had not been postponed by the pandemic, Indian shooters would have headed for the Olympics confident of pulling off their best ever show.
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Deepak Kumar of India competes.(REUTERS)
Deepak Kumar of India competes.(REUTERS)

Manu shoots gold in Asian Championship, Deepak bags Olympic quota

By Avishek Roy | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 11:24 PM IST
Manu Bhaker (244.3) defeated Asian Games champion from China Wang Qian (242.8) to win gold in the in women’s 10m air pistol.
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A file photo of India shooter Mehuli Ghosh.(REUTERS)
A file photo of India shooter Mehuli Ghosh.(REUTERS)

Mehuli Ghosh wins women’s 10m air rifle title in National Shooting Trials

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 11:47 PM IST
Anhad Jawanda and Parul Kumar won the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol and men’s 50m rifle 3 positions title respectively at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.
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hooters participate in the Juniors 10m Air Rifle qualifiers.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
hooters participate in the Juniors 10m Air Rifle qualifiers.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Record 14 Indians to compete in year-end ISSF World Cup Finals

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 09:01 PM IST
In the prestigious tournament held annually, some of the year’s best shooters compete in each of the eight rifle/pistol Olympic events.
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Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary won he mixed 10m air pistol gold.(Twitter)
Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary won he mixed 10m air pistol gold.(Twitter)

Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary win gold, unprecedented finish for India

By Press Trust of India | Rio de Janeiro
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 06:27 AM IST
Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek Verma won the silver as India picked up the maximum possible medals on the final day of the tournament.
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A file photo of Anish Bhanwala.(AP)
A file photo of Anish Bhanwala.(AP)

Anish Bhanwala wins 25m rapid fire pistol gold at Junior World Cup

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2019 11:41 PM IST
Competing on day four, Anish shot a solid 584 in qualification to top the charts and lead a three-man Indian contingent into the six-man final.
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The Vishwa Hindu Parishad members had gathered at Ankush chowk in Yamunanagar in Nigdi at 5pm on Sunday and marched to Thakare ground in the same area.(HT Photo)
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad members had gathered at Ankush chowk in Yamunanagar in Nigdi at 5pm on Sunday and marched to Thakare ground in the same area.(HT Photo)

VHP women’s wing members brandish swords, air rifles in rally; 250 booked

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2019 01:43 AM IST
The march was held on the penultimate day of a training session, Durga Vahini Prashikshan, organised by VHP’s women wing for its 200-250 members from western Maharashtra.
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Divyansh Singh became the fourth Indian to secure an Olympic quota.(HT Photo)
Divyansh Singh became the fourth Indian to secure an Olympic quota.(HT Photo)

Teen sensation Divyansh wins India Olympic quota in shooting

By Ajai Masand | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2019 07:00 AM IST
Divyansh Singh, son of a senior nursing staff at the Sawai Man Singh Medical College, became the fourth Indian to secure an Olympic quota after rifle shooters Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela, and pistol sensation Saurabh Chaudhary, another 17-year-old..
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Indian shooter Heena Sidhu failed to qualify for the final of women's 10m air pistol(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Indian shooter Heena Sidhu failed to qualify for the final of women's 10m air pistol(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

ISSF World Cup: Indian shooters lose big at home

By Navneet Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2019 10:54 PM IST
World Cup hosts bag just one Tokyo Olympic Games quota out of available 12.
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In this photo provided by the OIS/IOC, Manu Bhaker of India competes in the shooting 10m air pistol mixed international team quarter-final , during the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.(AP)
In this photo provided by the OIS/IOC, Manu Bhaker of India competes in the shooting 10m air pistol mixed international team quarter-final , during the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.(AP)

Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary among 16 shooters named for TOPS support

By Press Trust of India | Chennai
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 09:31 PM IST
Both Manu Bhaker (women’s 10m air pistol) and Saurabh Chaudhary (men’s 10m air pistol) had won gold medals at the recent Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Shooter Anjum Moudgil (L) competes in the Women's 50m rifle 3 positions (3x40) event during the 18th Asian Games 2018 at Palembang in Indonesia on Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018.(PTI)
Shooter Anjum Moudgil (L) competes in the Women's 50m rifle 3 positions (3x40) event during the 18th Asian Games 2018 at Palembang in Indonesia on Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018.(PTI)

Anjum Moudgil women’s 10m air rifle competition, four gold for Mehuli Ghosh

By PTI | New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 07:34 PM IST
Anjum followed up her 50m rifle 3 positions victory a day earlier with another top podium finish. Anjum shot 249.1 in the finals to lead a Punjab 1-2 with Jasmine Kaur coming second with a score of 247.9.
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Divyansh Singh Panwar and Shreya Agarwal won bronze in the ISSF World Championships in Changwon.(Twitter)
Divyansh Singh Panwar and Shreya Agarwal won bronze in the ISSF World Championships in Changwon.(Twitter)

Bronze for junior shooters, seniors misfire at World Championships

By Press Trust of India | Changwon
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 11:42 AM IST
Divyansh Singh Panwar and Shreya Agarwal first took the fifth and final qualification spot among 42 teams with a score of 834.4 and then shot a combined 435 in the finals to fetch the third place.
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Deepak Kumar poses after winning the silver medal in the 10m Air Rifle men's event on Monday.(PTI)
Deepak Kumar poses after winning the silver medal in the 10m Air Rifle men's event on Monday.(PTI)

Asian Games 2018: Staying detached from outcome calmed me down, says Deepak Kumar

By Ajai Masand | Hindustan Times, Palembang
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2018 06:34 PM IST
Following the biggest achievement of his life on Monday, silver in men’s 10m air rifle, Deepak Kumar stayed calm and behaved as one who had renounced all worldly pleasures
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Heena Sidhu will be medal contender for India in shooting at the Asian Games 2018.(Hindustan Times)
Heena Sidhu will be medal contender for India in shooting at the Asian Games 2018.(Hindustan Times)

Asian Games 2018: Heena Sidhu, Manu Bhaker lead title hopes for India in shooting

By Wasi Manazir | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 09:58 AM IST
India has won a total of 49 shooting medals at the Asian Games, including seven gold medals. In 2014, however, there was only one gold in a total of nine medals that the country won in the sport.
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Devanshi Rana and Saurabh Chaudhary piped compatriots Manu Bhaker and Anmol Jain in the five team final to clinch gold.(Getty Images)
Devanshi Rana and Saurabh Chaudhary piped compatriots Manu Bhaker and Anmol Jain in the five team final to clinch gold.(Getty Images)

India finish on top of medals tally at Junior Shooting World Cup

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2018 09:15 PM IST
India’s gold medals came in the 10m air pistol mixed team, 25m standard pistol men junior individual and team and 25m standard pistol women junior individual and team events respectively.
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Indian shooters failed to win any medals at the ISSF Munich World Cup on Monday.(AFP)
Indian shooters failed to win any medals at the ISSF Munich World Cup on Monday.(AFP)

Indian shooters draw a blank in ISSF Munich World Cup

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2018 10:18 PM IST
The pair of Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar finished 11th in the qualification standings while the second Indian pair of Mehuli Ghosh and Deepak Kumar finished 20th with a combined effort of 835 at the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol stage.
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Get highlights of 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast here. India won their seventh gold medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in table tennis.(REUTERS)
Get highlights of 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast here. India won their seventh gold medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in table tennis.(REUTERS)

2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, highlights: India get gold in women’s table tennis; Manu Bhaker, Punam Yadav, Vikas Thakur among winners

By Shayne Dias | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 06:11 PM IST
Get highlights of 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast here. Weightlifters Punam Yadav, Vikas Thakur, shooters Manu Bhaker, Heena Sidhu and Ravi Kumar added to India’s medal tally when they won two gold, one silver and one bronze at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast today. India won another gold medal in the women’s table tennis event.
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