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Shooting World Cup: India end Changwon campaign with most medals

On the final day of competitions, the Indian trio of Anish Bhanwala, Vijayveer Sidhu and Sameer won the silver in the men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol team event.

Indian Shooter Anish Bhanwala(Getty Images)
Indian Shooter Anish Bhanwala(Getty Images)
Published on Jul 20, 2022 03:07 PM IST
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Anish Bhanwala, Rhythm Sangwan win bronze in Changwon Shooting World Cup

The Indian duo emerged victorious 16-12 over Czech Republic's Anna Dedova and Martin Podhrasky in the bronze medal match.

Indian Shooter Anish Bhanwala (Getty Images)
Indian Shooter Anish Bhanwala (Getty Images)
Published on Jul 19, 2022 01:16 PM IST
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Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar wins gold medal at ISSF World Cup in Changwon

Tomar won India's fourth gold medal in Changwon, as he beat Zalan Peklar 16-12 for a top podium finish.

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar(Twitter/media_sai)
Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar(Twitter/media_sai)
Published on Jul 16, 2022 10:19 AM IST

Indian shooters take fresh aim after Tokyo Olympics low

Young pistol shooters Saurabh Chaudhary, Esha Singh and Rhythm Sangwan shone in the year's first World Cup in Cairo with India topping the medals table.

File Photo of Saurabh Chaudhary
File Photo of Saurabh Chaudhary
Published on Mar 08, 2022 10:16 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

Rhythm, Anish win 25m rapid fire pistol mixed team gold as India top medal tally

The Indian duo emerged victorious by a margin of 17-7 over Thailand in the gold medal match.

India's Rhythm Sangwan and Anish Bhanwala win 25m rapid fire pistol mixed team gold as India top medal tally
India's Rhythm Sangwan and Anish Bhanwala win 25m rapid fire pistol mixed team gold as India top medal tally
Published on Mar 07, 2022 10:27 PM IST
PTI | , Cairo

India win third gold of Cairo Shooting World Cup

The Indian team registered a 17-13 victory over Singapore in a thrilling match-up to claim the country's third gold of the tournament.

India win third gold of Cairo Shooting World Cup
India win third gold of Cairo Shooting World Cup
Published on Mar 06, 2022 10:18 PM IST
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Indian shooters Shriyanka, Akhil win bronze ISSF World Cup in Cairo

The Indian duo were fifth out of 34 teams, then third out of eight and then won the bronze convincingly, beating Austrians Rebecca Koeck and Gernot Rumpler.

Indian shooters Shriyanka (in frame), Akhil win bronze ISSF World Cup in Cairo
Indian shooters Shriyanka (in frame), Akhil win bronze ISSF World Cup in Cairo
Published on Mar 06, 2022 06:52 PM IST
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ISSF World Cup: Saurabh Chaudhary wins gold in men's 10m air pistol event

Indian shooting ace Saurabh Chaudhary won the gold medal in the men's 10m air pistol event, opening the country's account in the year's first ISSF World Cup.

Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary won a gold medal. (Getty)
Indian shooter Saurabh Chaudhary won a gold medal. (Getty)
Updated on Mar 01, 2022 04:38 PM IST
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Men’s trap team wins silver for India’s 20th medal at Junior Shooting Worlds

The trio of Bakhtyaruddin Malek, Shardul Vihan and Vivaan Kapoor had qualified for the match after placing second out of seven teams in qualification, with a combined score of 473 out of 525. Italy was strong throughout the competition having topped qualification with a huge 486.

Men's Junior Trap team with their silver medal in the podium
Men's Junior Trap team with their silver medal in the podium
Updated on Oct 07, 2021 04:33 PM IST

India win gold in women's 25m pistol team event, 4th yellow metal for Bhaker

This was Bhaker's fourth gold of the competition to go with one bronze, while it was the 14-year-old Kapoor's second gold of the championship.

File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)
File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)
Published on Oct 07, 2021 10:39 AM IST
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Four golds take India to top of medal standing at Junior World Championship

India swept the 10m air pistol medal events, including the mixed, women's and men's team competitions as well the 10m air rifle men's team gold, to end the day with six gold, six silver and two bronze medals.

File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)
File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)
Published on Oct 03, 2021 05:05 PM IST
PTI | , Lima

Ganemat Sekhon wins Silver in women’s Skeet at the Junior World Championships

It was a fruitful day for India with Manu Bhaker winning gold in the Women’s 10M Air Pistol leading an Indian 1-2 in the event with teammate Esha Singh winning silver.

Ganemat Sekhon
Ganemat Sekhon
Published on Oct 01, 2021 01:17 PM IST

12 Indians make finals cut on the opening day of ISSF Junior World Championship

Qualification rounds of six individual events, all Olympic disciplines, took place on opening day on Wednesday, where as many as 12 Indians made the finals cut.

Representational image(Getty Images)
Representational image(Getty Images)
Published on Sep 30, 2021 01:22 PM IST

Aishwary Tomar makes second final to finish sixth in Men’s 50M Rifle 3 Postions

India did not add to their haul of one silver and two bronze medals, but Indian shooters are in more finals contention with Rahi Sarnobat and Manu Bhaker shooting impressive precision round scores in the Women’s 25M Pistol.

Aishwary Tomar. File(Twitter/NRAI)
Aishwary Tomar. File(Twitter/NRAI)
Published on Jun 27, 2021 11:22 PM IST

Manu, Saurabh settle for silver in 10m air pistol mixed team event

India was assured of at least a silver medal on day three of the competition as the duo of Chaudhary and Bhaker shot the second best score (387) in the final qualification round of the 10m air pistol mixed team event to book a place in the gold medal clash.

Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary settled for silver.(ANI/Twitter)
Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary settled for silver.(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Jun 26, 2021 07:34 PM IST

Saurabh Chaudhary clinches bronze after a slow start for India at ISSF World Cup

The 19-year-old Saurabh scored 220 in the final after qualifying with a score of 581. Compatriot Abhishek Verma finished fifth in the same event with a score of 179.3 after also shooting 581 in the qualifying.

Saurabh Chaudhary(Twitter)
Saurabh Chaudhary(Twitter)
Published on Jun 24, 2021 10:32 PM IST
PTI | , Osijek

ISSF World Cup: Aishwary finishes 7th in men's 10m air rifle

Aishwary, who finished with a score of 628 in the qualification round, shot a total of 143.9 before being eliminated from the final of the men's 10m air rifle event.

Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar(Twitter)
Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar(Twitter)
Published on Jun 24, 2021 05:53 PM IST
PTI | , Osijek

Indian shooters doing dry firing, will hit range on May 19

Accorded a warm welcome by the Croatian shooting fraternity, including world number three rifle shooter Peter Gorsa, the Indian team will take part as a guest invitee in the European Championship from May 20 to June 6 at Osijek.

Indian shooters doing dry firing, will hit range on May 19(Getty Images)
Indian shooters doing dry firing, will hit range on May 19(Getty Images)
Published on May 14, 2021 03:34 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

Gurjoat placed 12th after shooting 74 in Lonato World Cup

Recently included as reserve member of the Indian Olympic squad, Gurjoat looked in form in the first three rounds of the qualification.

Gurjoat Singh Khangura(Instagram)
Gurjoat Singh Khangura(Instagram)
Updated on May 09, 2021 10:53 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

How growing shooter Panwar tackled the vertical challenge

The 18-year-old world No. 2 air-rifle shooter has gained a couple of inches in the last six months and will need a new attire to support his 6ft frame before he heads to the Tokyo Olympics.

Divyansh Panwar in action at the ISSF World Cup. (NRAI/Twitter)
Divyansh Panwar in action at the ISSF World Cup. (NRAI/Twitter)
Published on Mar 29, 2021 08:48 AM IST
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

Indian team selection for Olympics on Apr 3, NRAI to keep two reserves per event

Indian shooters have secured an unprecedented 15 Olympic quota places for the country but, as per the federation's selection policy, the final team will be picked taking into the account the scores in all tournaments and trials leading up to the Games.

Indian shooters have topped the medal tally. at ISSF World Cup
Indian shooters have topped the medal tally. at ISSF World Cup
Published on Mar 28, 2021 06:31 PM IST
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India end best-ever World Cup campaign with 2 more gold

Dominating the event from start to end, hosts India topped the chart with an incredible tally of 30 medals

Indian shooters during the ISSF Shooting World Cup 2021(Twitter (ISSF))
Indian shooters during the ISSF Shooting World Cup 2021(Twitter (ISSF))
Updated on Mar 28, 2021 06:02 PM IST
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ISSF Shooting WC: Indian women claim team gold medal in trap

In the gold medal match, the team fielded by the host nation did not break a sweat as it romped to a crushing win over Kazakhstan's Sarsenkul Rysbekova, Aizhan Dosmagambetova and Mariya Dmitriyenko.

Shreyasi Singh, Rajeshwari Kumari and Manisha Keer.(Twitter)
Shreyasi Singh, Rajeshwari Kumari and Manisha Keer.(Twitter)
Published on Mar 28, 2021 01:59 PM IST
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Vijayveer, Tejaswani win gold in 25m rapid fire pistol mixed event

In an all-Indian gold medal match, they comfortably beat the combo of Gurpreet Singh and Ashok Abhidnya Patil 9-1 at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.

Vijayveer, Tejaswani win gold(Twitter)
Vijayveer, Tejaswani win gold(Twitter)
Published on Mar 27, 2021 03:04 PM IST
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WC performance not a marker for Olympics but we have talent: NRAI president

Raninder, who is the president of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), has played a part in the Indian shooters' meteoric rise in recent years.

National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) president Raninder Singh(Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
Published on Mar 26, 2021 03:07 PM IST
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ISSF World Cup: India's Vijayveer Sindhu settles for silver in 25m rapid fire

In the shoot-off, after having shot brilliantly to score four out of five hits in the eighth and final series, Vijayveer managed just one.

Vijayveer Sindhu(Twitter)
Vijayveer Sindhu(Twitter)
Updated on Mar 26, 2021 01:56 PM IST
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Croatian federation thanks India for taking care of Covid positive shooter

Gorsa was one of the two foreign shooters who tested positive for the highly contagious virus on the eve of the combined world cup, dashing his hopes of competing in the tournament.

Representative photo(Getty Images)
Representative photo(Getty Images)
Published on Mar 26, 2021 01:46 PM IST
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Aishwary Pratap Tomar offers India hope in rifle 3 positions

20-year-old Tomar has made a rapid transition from being one of the most talented juniors [he held a junior world record (459.3) set in 2019] to winning his first senior international World Cup medal.

Aishwary Pratap Tomar(Twitter)
Aishwary Pratap Tomar(Twitter)
Published on Mar 26, 2021 07:19 AM IST
ByAvishek Roy

Teammates fight, pull out of shooting World Cup final

Two of the world's top rifle shooters, world No. 1 Istvan Peni and 2010 world champion Peter Sidi, refused to line up together for Hungary team’s rifle 3 positions final against India at the ISSF World Cup.

Istvan Peni (in pic) alleged that Sidi was not following the equipment rules. (Getty Images)
Istvan Peni (in pic) alleged that Sidi was not following the equipment rules. (Getty Images)
Published on Mar 25, 2021 07:38 PM IST
ByAvishek Roy, New Delhi

ISSF World Cup: India's 50m rifle 3 positions men's final postponed

The Indian team shot 43 in the gold medal showdown to finish behind the Polish team, which scored 47 to grab the top prize.

Representative Image(Getty Images)
Representative Image(Getty Images)
Updated on Mar 25, 2021 03:41 PM IST
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