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Chaudhary can beat four-time gold medallist Jin Jong-Oh in Tokyo Olympics: Rai

In awe of the sensational Saurabh Chaudhary, former world championship silver-medallist shooter Jitu Rai feels the introverted young marksman has it in him to humble one of the sport's all-time greats, South Korean Jin Jong-Oh, in the Tokyo Games.
Tokyo Olympics: Saurabh Chaudhary can beat four-time gold medallist Jin Jong-Oh in Tokyo, feels Jitu Rai.(Getty Images)
Tokyo Olympics: Saurabh Chaudhary can beat four-time gold medallist Jin Jong-Oh in Tokyo, feels Jitu Rai.(Getty Images)
Published on Jul 19, 2021 05:52 PM IST
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Newly-promoted Subedar Major Jitu Rai doing duty in Manipur, says ever ready to serve country

The sincere man that he is, as acknowledged by his coaches, the 33-year-old brushed up his knowledge on one of India’s most sensitive regions before taking off for the northeast.
Jitu Rai of India poses with his gold medal in the men's 10m Air Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane.(AP)
Jitu Rai of India poses with his gold medal in the men's 10m Air Pistol final at the Belmont Shooting Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane.(AP)
Updated on Jul 12, 2020 03:48 PM IST
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ISSF World Championship: Mitharwal strikes gold; Manu Bhaker, Heena Sidhu fail to make final

The seasoned Jitu Rai, who won a silver medal in the 2014 edition of the tournament, endured disappointment as he finished 17th in the field with a below-par score of 552.
File Picture of Manu Bhaker(PTI)
File Picture of Manu Bhaker(PTI)
Updated on Sep 04, 2018 03:51 PM IST
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Heena Sidhu expects Indian shooters to do better than 2014 Asian Games

Heena Sidhu has some extra motivation for putting up her best performance in the 2018 Asian Games as she has been picked only for 10m air pistol event.
Heena Sidhu has two medals at previous Asian games, both coming in team events.(PTI)
Heena Sidhu has two medals at previous Asian games, both coming in team events.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 28, 2018 11:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

Shooter Jitu Rai among seven dropped from TOP Scheme

Apart from Jitu Rai, the three other shooters dropped from the TOP Scheme are Yashaswini Deswal, Amanpreet Singh and Neeraj Kumar.
Jitu Rai won gold medal in men's 10m air pistol shooting final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.(AFP)
Jitu Rai won gold medal in men's 10m air pistol shooting final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 18, 2018 09:18 PM IST
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Torch relay sets off, IOA says no change to Asian Games contingent

The Asian Games torch was lit by IOA president Narinder Batra on Sunday, who also said that there will not be any change to the 524-member squad for the quadrennial event.
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra with Chairman Indonesia Asian Games Organizing Committee (INASGOC) Erick Thohir hold the torch during the 18th Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Flame - Lighting Ceremony at Major Dhyanchand National Stadium in New Delhi.(HT PHOTO)
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra with Chairman Indonesia Asian Games Organizing Committee (INASGOC) Erick Thohir hold the torch during the 18th Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Flame - Lighting Ceremony at Major Dhyanchand National Stadium in New Delhi.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 15, 2018 09:36 PM IST
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Gagan Narang, Jitu Rai, Mehuli Ghosh fail to make cut for Asian Games shooting squad

Top Indian shooters Gagan Narang, Jitu Rai and Mehuli Ghosh did not make it into the squad for Asian Games what will be held in August-September in Indonesia.
Gagan Narang did not qualify for the Indian shooting squad for the Asian Games.(PTI)
Gagan Narang did not qualify for the Indian shooting squad for the Asian Games.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 29, 2018 06:44 PM IST
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Shooter Shahzar Rizvi becomes World No.1 in 10m air pistol

India shooter Shahzar Rizvi grabbed the No. 1 spot in 10m air pistol rankings after raking up 1654 points. While Manu Bhaker is fourth in women’s ranking.
Shahzar Rizvi won a silver medal in the 10m Air Pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Changwon, South Korea in April.(PTI)
Shahzar Rizvi won a silver medal in the 10m Air Pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Changwon, South Korea in April.(PTI)
Updated on May 01, 2018 01:25 PM IST
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ISSF shooting World Cup: Shahzar Rizvi wins silver in 10m air pistol

Shahzar Rizvi fell short by just 0.2 points in the 10m air pistol final round at the ISSF shooting World Cup in Changwon, South Korea, bagging silver with a score of 239.8. Arlem Chernousov of Russia won gold.
Shahzar Rizvi qualified for the final of the 10m air pistol event at the ISSF shooting World Cup in Changwon, South Korea, as the sixth best shooter with a score of 582.(Twitter)
Shahzar Rizvi qualified for the final of the 10m air pistol event at the ISSF shooting World Cup in Changwon, South Korea, as the sixth best shooter with a score of 582.(Twitter)
Updated on Apr 24, 2018 05:53 PM IST
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Dropping shooting from Commonwealth Games will affect young shooters: Jitu Rai

2018 Commonwealth Games gold medalist Jitu Rai said that the absence of shooting in Birmingham can hinder the progress of young shooters
Jitu Rai of India poses with his gold medal in the men's 10m Air Pistol final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.(AP)
Jitu Rai of India poses with his gold medal in the men's 10m Air Pistol final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.(AP)
Updated on Apr 18, 2018 04:54 PM IST
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Two gold, two bronze and a silver in UP’s kitty

In all, 12 athletes from UP had participated in the Games out of whom shooter Jitu Rai and weightlifter Punam Yadav could win gold
Meerut’s Ravi Kumar had a bronze medal in shooting at Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.(HT Photo)
Meerut’s Ravi Kumar had a bronze medal in shooting at Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 17, 2018 03:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Sharad Deep

Jitu Rai, badminton and table tennis add to India’s gold rush in Gold Coast

India won a total of seven medals, including three golds, on Monday to climb to third in the 2018 Commonwealth Games standings in Gold Coast
India's Jitu Rai celebrates winning the gold medal on the podium following the men's 10m air pistol shooting final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Belmont Shooting Complex in Brisbane on April 9, 2018.(AFP)
India's Jitu Rai celebrates winning the gold medal on the podium following the men's 10m air pistol shooting final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Belmont Shooting Complex in Brisbane on April 9, 2018.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 09, 2018 11:38 PM IST
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Jitu Rai had “unflinching belief” in his ability to fight back in Commonwealth Games final

Jitu Rai broke the Commonwealth Games (CWG) record to claim the top prize by some distance in the men’s 10m air pistol final after being placed fourth in the qualification phase in Gold Coast.
Jitu Rai celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 10m air pistol shooting event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) at the Belmont Shooting Complex in Gold Coast on Monday.(AFP)
Jitu Rai celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 10m air pistol shooting event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG 2018) at the Belmont Shooting Complex in Gold Coast on Monday.(AFP)
Updated on Apr 09, 2018 01:17 PM IST
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Jitu Rai breaks CWG record to win gold; silver for Mehuli Ghosh in women’s 10m air rifle

Jitu Rai created a Commonwealth Games (CWG) record of 235.1 in the final of the men’s 10m air pistol event in Gold Coast to win gold while Om Prakash Mitharwal bagged bronze. In women’s 10m air rifle Mehuli Ghosh won silver while Apurvi Chandela took bronze.
Jitu Rai reached the final of the 10m air pistol event with a score of 570, 14 points behind teammate Om Prakash Mitharwal. Rai, however, stepped it up on the grand stage when it mattered to bag gold while Mitharwal grabbed bronze.(AP)
Jitu Rai reached the final of the 10m air pistol event with a score of 570, 14 points behind teammate Om Prakash Mitharwal. Rai, however, stepped it up on the grand stage when it mattered to bag gold while Mitharwal grabbed bronze.(AP)
Updated on Apr 09, 2018 03:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gold Coast | By B Shrikant

2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Highlights: India add three golds to tally

Get highlights of 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast here. India won a total of seven medals on Monday -- three gold, two silver and two bronze.
India defeated Malaysia 3-1 to win the mixed team badminton gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Monday. Get highlights of 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast here.(REUTERS)
India defeated Malaysia 3-1 to win the mixed team badminton gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Monday. Get highlights of 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast here.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 09, 2018 06:23 PM IST
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