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Olympics: Onus on Rajput, Tomar to avoid another medal-less campaign in shooting

India, who were expected to do well in shooting, are staring at the prospect of two straight Olympics without medals with only the men's 50m event still to go.
Olympics: Onus on Sanjeev Rajput and Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar (in frame) to avoid another medal-less campaign in shooting(Twitter/FILE)
Olympics: Onus on Sanjeev Rajput and Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar (in frame) to avoid another medal-less campaign in shooting(Twitter/FILE)
Published on Aug 01, 2021 02:58 PM IST
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India's Rajput, Sawant win 50m rifle 3 positions mixed team gold

The Indians beat Ukraine's Serhiy Kulish and Anna Ilina 31-29 in the gold medal match, using their years of experience to good effect to emerge victorious. The Indian gold count went up to 11 with their top finish.
File image of Sanjeev Rajput.(File image)
File image of Sanjeev Rajput.(File image)
Published on Mar 26, 2021 10:33 AM IST
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Rajput wins gold in men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions T4 trials

Rajput shot his best qualifying score of the four trials, a top-class 1182, to advance to the eight-man final in pole position. Following him in the second place was Madhya Pradesh's young Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, who shot an equally impressive 1181.
File image of Sanjeev Rajput.(File image)
File image of Sanjeev Rajput.(File image)
Published on Feb 12, 2021 09:05 PM IST
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Sanjeev Rajput stamps class in National Shooting trials

“I could have done better,” said Rajput, after his match. “The last card in the qualification was 94. Could have shot 97 or 98 but for some error it cost me three-four points.”
File image of Sanjeev Rajput.(File)
File image of Sanjeev Rajput.(File)
Updated on Jan 07, 2021 10:39 PM IST
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NRAI postpones compulsory shooting camp

On Thursday, a shooting coach at the camp’s venue - Dr. Karni Singh Range - tested positive for Covid-19, but this will not force a closure of the facility.
A shooter takes aim at the Karni Singh Range in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
A shooter takes aim at the Karni Singh Range in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
Published on Jul 31, 2020 12:42 PM IST
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Training outdoors after weeks of confinement, ‘relieved’ Rajput keen to regain lost ground

Sanjeev Rajput’s 50m rifle event doesn’t allow him the liberty to train indoors unlike the ones who participate in the 10m competitions.
Sanjeev Rajput of India.(REUTERS)
Sanjeev Rajput of India.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 05:03 PM IST
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ISSF World Cup: Sanjeev Rajput misses out on finals by a point

Rising Czech star Filip Nepejchal and Briton Seonaid Mcintosh took day one honours, winning the men’s and women’s 50m rifle 3 positions (3P) gold medals respectively.
File image of Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput.(REUTERS)
File image of Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput.(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 19, 2019 04:34 PM IST
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41-member Indian team announced for Asian Shooting Championship

The selection committee of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), which met in the capital on Wednesday, announced the team consisting of shooters across the 15 Olympic events.
A file photo of Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 19, 2019 03:53 PM IST
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Snubbed in 2016, Sanjeev Rajput says he was determined to secure Olympic quota at Rio

The 38-year-old from Haryana secured India’s eighth Olympic quota in shooting with a silver medal finish in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions at the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro last week.
FILE PHOTO: Sanjeev Rajput.(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Sanjeev Rajput.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 06, 2019 07:58 PM IST
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Abhishek Verma wins gold, bronze for Saurabh Chaudhary in ISSF World Cup

Verma, a part-time lawyer, shot 244.2 in the eight-man final on Thursday, while the 17-year-old Chaudhary’s 221.9 was good enough to get him the bronze after five gold medals this year.
File photo of Abhishek Verma and Saurabh Chaudhary.(REUTERS)
File photo of Abhishek Verma and Saurabh Chaudhary.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 30, 2019 05:10 PM IST
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Sanjeev Rajput secures Olympic quota with silver medal

The 38-year-old shot 462.0 in the eight-man finals to finish second on the podium behind Petar Gorsa of Croatia (462.2).
Sanjeev Rajput of India.(REUTERS)
Sanjeev Rajput of India.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 29, 2019 11:48 PM IST
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Rajput dreams through the nightmares

The veteran shooter is keen to have one last shot at the one medal that has eluded him in his long and successful career
Sanjeev Rajput, son of a street food vendor, took up shooting after his naval training stoked interest in the sport(Ht file photo)
Sanjeev Rajput, son of a street food vendor, took up shooting after his naval training stoked interest in the sport(Ht file photo)
Updated on Aug 30, 2019 09:56 AM IST
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Sanjeev Rajput, Chain Singh flop at the ISSF World Cup

Rajput, who had made the cut for the qualification by scoring 1171 in the elimination round on Tuesday, was off-colour, managing only 1145 to finish 58th among 60 shooters. Chain was 27th with 1165 while Parul was 33rd with 1164.
Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput competes in the qualification 50m rifle men's shooting.(PTI)
Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput competes in the qualification 50m rifle men's shooting.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 01:22 AM IST
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Shooting World Cup: Indian shooters have ‘home advantage’ to seal Olympic quota spot - Sanjeev Rajput

The 2018 Asian Games silver medallist also backed the idea of giving more facilities to the younger generation of shooters so that they can perform well in international competitions.
File image of Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput.(PTI)
File image of Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 20, 2019 04:15 PM IST
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National Shooting Championship: 13-year-old Esha Singh shoots grand treble, outguns Manu Bhaker, Heena Sidhu

Esha shot 241.0 in the Women’s final to leave behind Youth Olympic games champion Manu who finished with 238.9. Shweta, representing ONGC, won bronze with a score of 217.2.
Trivandrum: 13-year old shooter Esha Singh poses for photograph with her medals that she won at 62ndNational Shooting Championships in Trivandrum, Kerala, Thursday, Nov 29, 2018(PTI)
Trivandrum: 13-year old shooter Esha Singh poses for photograph with her medals that she won at 62ndNational Shooting Championships in Trivandrum, Kerala, Thursday, Nov 29, 2018(PTI)
Updated on Nov 29, 2018 11:46 PM IST
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Asian Games 2018: Sanjeev Rajput wins silver in 50m Rifle 3 positions shooting

Sanjeev Rajput clinched the silver medal in the 50m Rifle 3 positions final while Lakshay and Shreyasi Singh will take part in the Trap Mixed Team final at the Asian Games 2018.
Sanjeev Rajput won the sliver medal in 50m rifle men's shooting at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Sanjeev Rajput won the sliver medal in 50m rifle men's shooting at the Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 21, 2018 01:56 PM IST
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Asian Games 2018: Manu Bhaker, Anish Bhanwala carry Indian shooting’s hopes

This Asian Games could see the last of stalwarts like Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Sanjeev Rajput and many more. The time’s come to welcome the new line of shooters.
India's Manu Bhaker attends attend a practise session for the mixed team 10m air pistol ahead of the 2018 Asian Games in Palembang on August 18, 2018.(AFP)
India's Manu Bhaker attends attend a practise session for the mixed team 10m air pistol ahead of the 2018 Asian Games in Palembang on August 18, 2018.(AFP)
Published on Aug 18, 2018 11:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Palembang | ByAjai Masand

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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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

2018 Commonwealth Games shooting: Sanjeev Rajput wins gold in men’s 50m rifle 3 positions

Sanjeev Rajput won his maiden Commonwealth Games shooting gold medal on Saturday, finishing first in the final of the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions event of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Sanjeev Rajput won his maiden Commonwealth Games shooting gold medal on Saturday, finishing first in the final of the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions event of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(Twitter)
Sanjeev Rajput won his maiden Commonwealth Games shooting gold medal on Saturday, finishing first in the final of the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions event of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.(Twitter)
Updated on Apr 14, 2018 10:39 AM IST
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