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Tokyo 2020: Shooters miss the Olympic target

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.
India's Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary during the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team shooting event Tokyo Olympics 2020(PTI)
India's Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary during the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team shooting event Tokyo Olympics 2020(PTI)
Published on Jul 27, 2021 11:45 PM IST
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ByAvishek Roy, Tokyo

Olympics-bound shooters to be based in Zagreb

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.
Representational image(Getty Images)
Representational image(Getty Images)
Published on May 03, 2021 11:14 PM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Delhi World Cup could break the Tokyo tie for Indian shooters

  • 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.
India’s Elavenil Valarivan(Twitter)
India’s Elavenil Valarivan(Twitter)
Updated on Feb 22, 2021 08:13 AM IST
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ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

India’s Tokyo-qualified shooters end long wait to train as national camp starts

The core group of 15 Olympics-bound shooters will look to regain form after months of disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Indian shooters resume practice at the Karni Singh Shooting range.(HT Photo/Avishek Roy)
Indian shooters resume practice at the Karni Singh Shooting range.(HT Photo/Avishek Roy)
Updated on Oct 22, 2020 10:19 PM IST
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New Delhi, Hindustan Times | ByNavneet Singh

Indian shooters go from top of the world to unsure times

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.
File photo of India shooting.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
File photo of India shooting.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 24, 2020 01:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNavneet Singh and Avishek Roy

Apurvi Chandela, Divyansh Singh Panwar shoot 10-metre gold at Meyton Cup

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.
A file photo of Apurvi Chandela.(Getty Images)
A file photo of Apurvi Chandela.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 21, 2020 02:59 PM IST
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Innsbruck (Austria) | ByIndo Asian News Service

Year-Ender 2019: Shooting a ‘happy headache’, Athletics a worry for India ahead of Tokyo Olympics

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.
Representative image - Olympics rings in display in Tokyo(REUTERS)
Representative image - Olympics rings in display in Tokyo(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 31, 2019 08:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByKaran Prashant Saxena

Zeena Khitta beats world-class field to win air rifle title

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.
Zeena Khitta won air rifle title.(Twitter)
Zeena Khitta won air rifle title.(Twitter)
Updated on Dec 19, 2019 11:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Mehuli Ghosh shoots 10m air rifle gold in SAG as India sweeps all medals

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.
A file photo of Mehuli Ghosh.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Mehuli Ghosh.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 03, 2019 05:37 PM IST
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Kathmandu | ByPress Trust of India

Apurvi Chandela banking on maturity and experience to return with medal from Tokyo

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.
File image of Apurvi Chandela.(Getty Images)
File image of Apurvi Chandela.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 20, 2019 01:23 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Sports Corner: Taking aim with Apurvi Chandela, the world’s No 1 rifle shooter

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
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Mehuli Ghosh dominates, wins national shooting trials

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.
File image of Mehuli Ghosh(REUTERS)
File image of Mehuli Ghosh(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 11:41 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPTI

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

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.
A file photo of India shooter Mehuli Ghosh.(REUTERS)
A file photo of India shooter Mehuli Ghosh.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 10, 2019 11:47 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

India finish with 5 gold medals at ISSF World Cup

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.
File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)
File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 01:23 PM IST
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Rio de Janerio | ByIndo Asian News Service

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

Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek Verma won the silver as India picked up the maximum possible medals on the final day of the tournament.
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)
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 06:27 AM IST
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Rio de Janeiro | ByPress Trust of India

ISSF World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela, Deepak Kumar win gold in 10m air rifle mixed team event

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.
Apurvi Chandela and Deepak Kumar won the gold medal in Rio.(NRAI)
Apurvi Chandela and Deepak Kumar won the gold medal in Rio.(NRAI)
Updated on Sep 02, 2019 10:29 PM IST
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Rio | ByPTI

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.
File photo of Elavenil Valarivan after winning the gold medal at the junior ISSF World Cup.(PTI)
File photo of Elavenil Valarivan after winning the gold medal at the junior ISSF World Cup.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 31, 2019 12:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByKaran Prashant Saxena

India’s Elavenil Valarivan wins gold in 10m Air Rifle at ISSF World Cup

Elavenil Valarivan became only the third Indian to win gold at the senior ISSF World Cup 10m Air Rifle category
India’s Elavenil Valarivan(Twitter)
India’s Elavenil Valarivan(Twitter)
Updated on Aug 29, 2019 09:22 AM IST
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Rio De Janeiro | ByPress Trust of India

ISSF World Cup 2019: Indian shooters to renew Tokyo Olympics quota quest in Rio

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.
File photo of Indian shooters.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
File photo of Indian shooters.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 27, 2019 06:58 PM IST
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Rio de Janeiro | ByPTI

Anjum Moudgil shoots above world record at Masters Meet

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.
File photo of Anjum Moudgil.(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
File photo of Anjum Moudgil.(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Published on Jul 29, 2019 08:21 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPTI

ISSF World Cup: Indian teams win both mixed event gold medals

Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker continued to dominate the 10m mixed team air pistol event, winning gold in all three World Cups this year.
New Delhi: India's Manu Bhaker (R) and Saurabh Chaudhary pose for photographs with their gold medals after winning the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event at the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Feb 26, 2019.(PTI)
New Delhi: India's Manu Bhaker (R) and Saurabh Chaudhary pose for photographs with their gold medals after winning the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event at the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol, in New Delhi, Wednesday, Feb 26, 2019.(PTI)
Updated on May 31, 2019 09:46 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Rahi wins gold and Olympic quota, Saurabh betters own world marks

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.
File image of Rahi Sarnobat(Screengrab)
File image of Rahi Sarnobat(Screengrab)
Updated on May 28, 2019 09:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Apurvi Chandela wins year’s second women’s 10m Air Rifle World Cup gold

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.
File image of Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela.(PTI)
File image of Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela.(PTI)
Updated on May 26, 2019 11:23 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByAvishek Roy

Apurvi Chandela becomes world number one in 10m air rifle

The rifle ace from Jaipur is among the five Indian shooters to have already secured 2020 Olympics quotas for the country.
File image of Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela(PTI)
File image of Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela(PTI)
Updated on May 01, 2019 05:18 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPTI

Apurvi Chandela attains top position in 10m Air Rifle rankings

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”.
File image of Apurvi Chandela(PTI)
File image of Apurvi Chandela(PTI)
Updated on May 01, 2019 12:47 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByANI

Teen sensation Divyansh wins India Olympic quota in shooting

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..
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)
Updated on Apr 28, 2019 07:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAjai Masand

ISSF World Cup: With silver, Divyansh secures India’s fourth Olympic quota in shooting

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
Divyansh Singh Panwar(NRAI Official/ Twitter)
Divyansh Singh Panwar(NRAI Official/ Twitter)
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 03:33 PM IST
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Beijing | ByPTI

Manu Bhaker & Saurabh Chaudhary win India’s second gold at ISSF World Cup

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.
Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 06:58 PM IST
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Beijing | ByPTI

Apurvi, Anjum make another ISSF final, miss medal

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.
File Photo of Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela after winning a gold medal in the final of women's 10m Air Rifle during the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol.(PTI)
File Photo of Indian shooter Apurvi Chandela after winning a gold medal in the final of women's 10m Air Rifle during the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol.(PTI)
Published on Apr 23, 2019 07:30 PM IST
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Beijing | ByPress Trust of India

ISSF World Cup: Indian shooters lose big at home

World Cup hosts bag just one Tokyo Olympic Games quota out of available 12.
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)
Updated on Feb 26, 2019 10:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNavneet Singh
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