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ISSF WC: India win silver in women's 50m rifle 3 positions event

The Indian women's 50m rifle 3 positions team comprising of Anjum Moudgil, Gaayathri Nithyandam, and Shreya Saksenaon won silver in the ISSF Shooting World Cup.

Anjum Moudgil(Twitter)
Anjum Moudgil(Twitter)
Published on Mar 25, 2021 03:34 PM IST

India win historic ninth gold in best ever world cup performance

Hosts sweep 25m air pistol women’s event; 20-year-old Tomar bags maiden gold in 50m rifle 3 positions.

Chinki Yadav in action during the 25m air-pistol women’s final at the ISSF World Cup.(Sanjeev Verma/HT)
Chinki Yadav in action during the 25m air-pistol women’s final at the ISSF World Cup.(Sanjeev Verma/HT)
Published on Mar 25, 2021 08:09 AM IST

Gold will definitely boost my confidence before Olympics: Aishwary

The 20-year-old on Wednesday claimed the gold medal in the men's 50m rifle 3 positions event, consolidating the host nation's top standing in the ISSF World Cup here, a day after tackling "very difficult and windy" conditions in the qualifications.

Aishwary Tomar with ISSF World Cup gold medal(Twitter/NRAI)
Aishwary Tomar with ISSF World Cup gold medal(Twitter/NRAI)
Updated on Mar 24, 2021 02:34 PM IST

ISSF World Cup: Chinky Yadav wins women's 25m pistol gold, Rahi & Manu on podium

The 23-year-old Yadav prevailed over Sarnobat, 30, 4-3 in a shoot-off after their scores were tied at 32, taking India's gold tally to nine in the event.

Chinky Yadav (c) won gold while Rahi Sarnobat (l) and the fancied Manu Bhaker (r) won silver and bronze respectively in the women's 25m pistol event of the ISSF shooting World Cup(Twitter)
Chinky Yadav (c) won gold while Rahi Sarnobat (l) and the fancied Manu Bhaker (r) won silver and bronze respectively in the women's 25m pistol event of the ISSF shooting World Cup(Twitter)
Published on Mar 24, 2021 02:13 PM IST

ISSF WC: India win gold in skeet mixed team event, medal tally goes to 15

India's skeet mixed team comprising of Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Ganemat Sekhon on Tuesday won a gold medal in the ongoing ISSF Shooting World Cup in New Delhi.

Ganemat Sekhon (file photo) and Angad Vir Singh Bajwa of the India's skeet mixed team. (Twitter)
Ganemat Sekhon (file photo) and Angad Vir Singh Bajwa of the India's skeet mixed team. (Twitter)
Updated on Mar 23, 2021 04:27 PM IST

A golden run in mixed team shooting raises Olympic hopes

Valarivan is the world’s No.1 in women’s 10m air rifle, while Panwar slipped from the top position to No 2 in the world during the course of the ongoing ISSF World Cup.

India’s Elavenil Valarivan(Twitter)
India’s Elavenil Valarivan(Twitter)
Published on Mar 23, 2021 07:37 AM IST

ISSF World Cup: Divyansh, Elavenil claim 10m mixed air rifle gold for India

The India duo shot a combined total of 16 in the gold medal match to finish ahead of Hungarian world number one Istvan Peni and Eszter Denes who managed 10.

India’s Elavenil Valarivan(Twitter)
India’s Elavenil Valarivan(Twitter)
Updated on Mar 22, 2021 12:14 PM IST

Bio-bubble tightened as 5 shooters test Covid positive at World Cup

Organisers are also worried over incidents of shooters participating in the prestigious event going out of the sanitised areas with the competition still to run for another week

5 shooters test Covid positive at World Cup: Representational image(HT)
5 shooters test Covid positive at World Cup: Representational image(HT)
Published on Mar 21, 2021 11:27 PM IST

'I was very nervous at start of final': Ganemat Sekhon after bagging medal

The 20-year-old from Chandigarh created history when she bagged a bronze on the third competition day of the tournament here on Sunday.

Ganemat Sekhon(Twitter)
Ganemat Sekhon(Twitter)
Published on Mar 21, 2021 09:44 PM IST

ISSF Shooting World Cup: Rising Covid cases raise concerns

Six participants have tested positive, including two of India’s rapid fire pistol shooters in this prestigious event

File photo of ISSF World Cup(File)
File photo of ISSF World Cup(File)
Updated on Mar 21, 2021 06:43 PM IST

ISSF World Cup: India bag silver in men's team air rifle event, women finish 4th

The Indian trio shot a total of 14 in the gold medal round.

Indian men's team settled for silver. (Twitter)
Indian men's team settled for silver. (Twitter)
Published on Mar 21, 2021 02:03 PM IST

Two more Indian shooters test positive for COVID-19 at ISSF World Cup: Report

These two, whose test reports came late on Saturday night, are in addition to the two Indian athletes who have returned positive for the virus at the start of the second competition day of the tournament.

Saurabh Chaudhary shot a total of 243.7 in the 10m air pistol event to win the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup.(Twitter)
Saurabh Chaudhary shot a total of 243.7 in the 10m air pistol event to win the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup.(Twitter)
Published on Mar 21, 2021 09:39 AM IST

Saurabh wins silver, Abhishek bags bronze in 10m Air pistol event

The fancied world number four Chaudhary was humbled in the final shot by Iran's Javed Foroughi, currently ranked 107th in the ISSF rankings.Foroughi, who had only 14 seconds on the clock to fire his final shot, scored a winning 10.5 after the 18-year-old Chaudhary managed 9.8 in his last attempt of the gold medal round.

Saurabh Chaudhary of India and Abhishek Verma(REUTERS)
Saurabh Chaudhary of India and Abhishek Verma(REUTERS)
Published on Mar 20, 2021 07:58 PM IST

ISSF WC: Yashaswini wins first gold for India, Manu Bhaker clinches silver

Yashaswini Deswal bagged the first gold medal for India in the Women's 10M Air Pistol final of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun on Saturday here at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting range (DKSSR).

File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)
File image of Manu Bhaker(Getty Images)
Published on Mar 20, 2021 06:49 PM IST

ISSF World Cup: Divyansh Panwar wins bronze in 10m Air Rifle

The 18-year-old Divyansh shot 228.1 to finish third on the podium at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range.

Divyansh Panwar shot 228.1 (Twitter)
Divyansh Panwar shot 228.1 (Twitter)
Updated on Mar 20, 2021 02:30 PM IST

ISSF World Cup: Three shooters test positive for COVID-19

The shooters are currently self-isolating in their team hotel. Those who were sharing the rooms with the three shooters have also been isolated after undergoing COVID tests.

At the Karni Singh shooting range in New Delhi, a prestigious national tournament is flooded by young shooters trying to make their mark, firing alongside the likes of Olympic medallist Gagan Narang. These young shooters have been thrown into the deep end, with spectacular results. In three ISSF (Pistol/Rifle) World Cups this year, Indian shooters have topped the medal tally. Eight quota places for 2020 Olympics have been confirmed so far. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
At the Karni Singh shooting range in New Delhi, a prestigious national tournament is flooded by young shooters trying to make their mark, firing alongside the likes of Olympic medallist Gagan Narang. These young shooters have been thrown into the deep end, with spectacular results. In three ISSF (Pistol/Rifle) World Cups this year, Indian shooters have topped the medal tally. Eight quota places for 2020 Olympics have been confirmed so far. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
Published on Mar 20, 2021 11:45 AM IST

Top international shooter tests positive ahead of World Cup

The shooter in question was first tested at the airport and then again on Thursday. He is asymptomatic and the shooter has never visited the range, an NRAI official said.

File photo of shooters lining up(Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
File photo of shooters lining up(Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
Published on Mar 19, 2021 11:32 AM IST

ISSF World Cup: Indian shooters renew quest for excellence

In the first multi-nation Olympic sport event of this scale anywhere in the world amid the pandemic, India is fielding a strong 57-member squad, including the 15 quota holders for the Tokyo Olympics.

Saurabh Chaudhary shot a total of 243.7 in the 10m air pistol event to win the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup.(Twitter)
Saurabh Chaudhary shot a total of 243.7 in the 10m air pistol event to win the gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup.(Twitter)
Published on Mar 18, 2021 01:21 PM IST

ISSF World Cup: Qatar arrive, UK & Brazil to go into hard quarantine on arrival

ISSF World Cup: Qatar arrives, UK and Brazil to go into hard quarantine on arrival

The ISSF World Cup is scheduled to be held from April 16 to 27(HT Archive)
The ISSF World Cup is scheduled to be held from April 16 to 27(HT Archive)
Published on Mar 11, 2021 04:51 PM IST

Manisha Keer records her best World Cup finish

Manisha was hard done by a final round of 21 as she finished with a score of 113 in qualifying, which got her into a three-way shoot-off for the last two finals spots.

Indian shooter Manisha Keer(Twitter)
Indian shooter Manisha Keer(Twitter)
Published on Mar 02, 2021 10:28 PM IST

Indian men's skeet team wins bronze in ISSF World Cup

The Indians beat the Kazakhstan team of David Pochivalov, Eduard Yechshenko and Alexandr Mukhamediyev 6-2 in the bronze medal match on the third competition day of the International Shooting Sport Federation tournament.

Mairaj Ahmad Khan (IND) of India competes as Luigi Lodde (ITA) of Italy watches. Khan failed to qualify for the skeet final. ((REUTERS))
Mairaj Ahmad Khan (IND) of India competes as Luigi Lodde (ITA) of Italy watches. Khan failed to qualify for the skeet final. ((REUTERS))
Published on Feb 27, 2021 09:26 AM IST

Shooting powerhouses China, Japan to skip ISSF World Cup in Delhi

Some of the countries which have not sent in their entries for the tournament include the likes of China, Japan, Germany, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, Kuwait and Malaysia, the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) said in a release on Tuesday.

File photo(HT Photo)
File photo(HT Photo)
Published on Feb 16, 2021 09:52 PM IST

India will not participate in ISSF World Cup in South Korea

The tournament, recognised by the International Shooting Sport Federation, is scheduled to be held in the Korean city from April 16 to 27.

The ISSF World Cup is scheduled to be held from April 16 to 27(HT Archive)
The ISSF World Cup is scheduled to be held from April 16 to 27(HT Archive)
Published on Feb 15, 2021 10:28 PM IST
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