It was a day when tension gripped the Indian shooting contingent, turned to disappointment and then morphed into anger as coaches, administrators and shooters revealed the cracks in the team.
Published on Jul 27, 2021 11:45 PM IST
, TokyoAvishek Roy
A team of 15 shooters accompanied by coaches and a few support staff will leave for Zagreb on May 11. The contingent has been asked to report to Delhi on Tuesday and spend a week in quarantine.
Published on May 03, 2021 11:14 PM IST
HT Correspondent, New Delhi
- The two quotas in women’s rifle were earned by Apurvi Chandela and Anjum Moudgil, who were the first two Indian shooters to secure the quotas at the World Championship in Changwon in 2018.
Updated on Feb 22, 2021 08:13 AM IST
, New DelhiAvishek Roy
The core group of 15 Olympics-bound shooters will look to regain form after months of disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Updated on Oct 22, 2020 10:19 PM IST
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | Navneet Singh
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.
Updated on Apr 24, 2020 01:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Navneet Singh and Avishek Roy
Apurvi won the gold in womens 10m air rifle with a final score of 251.4. Anjum Moudgil had to settle for bronze in the same event with a final score of 229.
Updated on Jan 21, 2020 02:59 PM IST
Innsbruck (Austria) |Indo Asian News Service
Winning gold medals in major tournaments, and setting world records, Indian shooters grabbed the headlines throughout 2019. But will that translate into medals in Tokyo, is the biggest question.
Updated on Dec 31, 2019 08:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Karan Prashant Saxena
The 19-year-old qualified in fourth place with a score of 627.1 and then showed nerves of steel in the finals. She shot 252.2 in the eight-woman final, leaving behind Ghosh (250.5) and world No 3 Chandela (227.6) at second and third spots, respectively.
Updated on Dec 19, 2019 11:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Mehuli’s effort will, however, not be considered as a world record, as the South Asian Games’ results are not recognised by the international body (ISSF) for the purpose of records.
Updated on Dec 03, 2019 05:37 PM IST
Kathmandu |Press Trust of India
The Indian rifle and pistol shooters have been in phenomenal form this year, topping the medals tally at all four World Cup stages, picking up a total of 22 medals, including as many as 16 gold.
Updated on Sep 20, 2019 01:23 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
For Indian shooting, there has never been a better time than now, and that’s wonderful news leading up to the 2020 Olympics.
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 01:49 AM IST
The diminutive teenager, who has seven international medals to her name over the last two years, clinched the title in a quality field comprising the world’s top three shooters to win the senior final with a score of 251.9.
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 11:41 PM IST
New Delhi |PTI
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.
Updated on Sep 10, 2019 11:47 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
The results ensured an unprecedented top finish for India across all four ISSF World Cup stages this year as they won 16 gold, four silver and two bronze medals in 2019.
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 01:23 PM IST
Rio de Janerio |Indo Asian News Service
Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek Verma won the silver as India picked up the maximum possible medals on the final day of the tournament.
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 06:27 AM IST
Rio de Janeiro |Press Trust of India
Anjum Moudgil and Divyansh Singh Panwar representing India 2, who won the previous two world cup editions of the same event, provided the icing on the cake with a bronze.
Updated on Sep 02, 2019 10:29 PM IST
ISSF World Cup 2019: From Munich disappointment to maiden senior World Cup gold - How Elavenil Valarivan rose to her best in Rio
Valarivan went on to win the gold in Women’s 10m air rifle, becoming the second Indian after Apurvi to bag the yellow plate in this category in 2019 at World Cup tournaments.
Updated on Aug 31, 2019 12:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi |Karan Prashant Saxena
Elavenil Valarivan became only the third Indian to win gold at the senior ISSF World Cup 10m Air Rifle category
Updated on Aug 29, 2019 09:22 AM IST
Rio De Janeiro |Press Trust of India
On the first day of competitions, setting the ball rolling will be world number one Apurvi Chandela and number two Anjum Moudgil, who have already secured quotas in the women’s 10m air rifle.
Updated on Aug 27, 2019 06:58 PM IST
Rio de Janeiro |PTI
World number eight Anjum, who has already won a Tokyo 2020 Olympic quota in the event, shot 253.9 in the finals, a full point ahead of India teammate and world number one Apurvi Chandela’s mark of 252.9.
Published on Jul 29, 2019 08:21 PM IST
New Delhi |PTI
Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker continued to dominate the 10m mixed team air pistol event, winning gold in all three World Cups this year.
Updated on May 31, 2019 09:46 AM IST
New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Rahi Sarnobat won gold and an Olympic berth in women’s 25m pistol while Saurabh Chaudhary gave another sensational performance with gold and world record.
Updated on May 28, 2019 09:04 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Apurvi Chandela shot 251.0 in the 24-shot final, staving off the challenge of Wang Luyao who scored 250.8. Apurvi was ahead by 0.1 point with the last shot remaining, in which she fired 10.4 to Wang’s 10.3.
Updated on May 26, 2019 11:23 PM IST
New Delhi |Avishek Roy
The rifle ace from Jaipur is among the five Indian shooters to have already secured 2020 Olympics quotas for the country.
Updated on May 01, 2019 05:18 PM IST
New Delhi |PTI
The Jaipur-born shooter took Twitter to share her joy on achieving the feat, saying, “World Number 1 Touched a milestone in my shooting career today”.
Updated on May 01, 2019 12:47 PM IST
New Delhi |ANI
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..
Updated on Apr 28, 2019 07:00 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Ajai Masand
Competing in only his second senior competition, Divyansh shot a total of 249.0 in the 10m air rifle event to finish a creditable second
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 03:33 PM IST
Bhaker and Chaudhary outshot Jiang Ranxin and Pang Wei of China 16-6 in the final, which was held in the new format wherein top two teams battled for the gold medal.
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 06:58 PM IST
World record holder Apurvi, in fact, topped the qualification charts with 630.9 after 60 shots, while Anjum, her teammate from Punjab, qualified fourth out of 107 shooters, with a score of 629.4.
Published on Apr 23, 2019 07:30 PM IST
Beijing |Press Trust of India
World Cup hosts bag just one Tokyo Olympic Games quota out of available 12.
Updated on Feb 26, 2019 10:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Navneet Singh