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featureshooting10 months ago

Pathbreakers | Abhinav Bindra’s golden run in Beijing 2008 and a shot in the arm for brighter future

Abhinav Bindra became an overnight sensation after a Gold medal finish at 2008 Beijing Games - India's first individual Gold medal at the Games. A whole generation of shooters emerged after the triumph, following the footsteps of Bindra - to script a never-written chapter in Indian sports.
sounak mullick
newsshootinga year ago

Asian Shooting Championships | Angad Vir Singh and Mairaj Ahmad bag top prizes

Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Mairaj Ahmad Khan won gold and silver medals respectively, as they sealed Olympic quota places at the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha on Sunday. Meanwhile, Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar won the Olympic quota place in the men’s rifle 3-position event with a bronze medal.
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newsshootinga year ago

My hard work finally bore fruit, says Yashaswini Singh Deswal after winning gold at the ISSF World Cup

Yashaswini Singh Deswal let out a sigh of relief after her efforts finally came to fruition in the form of a gold medal at the ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The 22-year-old secured India’s ninth Olympic quota after clinching the top prize in the women’s 10m air pistol shooting.
SportsCafe Desk
newsshootinga year ago

When you get to the Olympics, you need a different level of mental stability, says Abhishek Verma

Abhishek Verma, who clinched his second World Cup gold medal last week in Rio, admits that it would require a different level of mental stability to succeed at the Olympics. Verma secured his place at Tokyo 2020 by winning the 10m air pistol gold medal at the Beijing World Cup in April this year.
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newsshootinga year ago

We throw impromptu challenge at each other, Abhishek Verma on training with Saurabh Chaudhary

India’s very recent shooting world cup hero Abhishek Verma has revealed that he and Saurabh Chaudhary have been constantly throwing impromptu challenges at each other in training, which has helped in improving them. Verma and Chaudhary have won gold and bronze medals respectively in Rio World Cup.
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newsshootinga year ago

ISSF Shooting World Cup | Abhishek Verma, Sanjeev Rajput win gold and silver medal respectively

India continued their dominant display in the 10m air pistol event with Abishek Verma clinching the yellow metal and prodigal son Saurabh Chaudhary clinching the silver medal in the ongoing World Cup in Rio. Sanjeev Rajput secured his Olympics spot in the men's 50m rifle 3 positions event.
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newsshooting2 years ago

ISSF Munich World Cup | Manu Bhaker seals spot in 10m pistol final

17-year-old Manu Bhaker finally managed to qualify for the final stage in the 10m category after amassing 582 points in qualifying and finishing third. A win now would secure her a spot in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after she failed to do so in the 25m category following a weapon malfunction.
Gantavya Adukia
newsshooting2 years ago

ISSF World Cup | Saurabh Chaudhary and I share our experience with each other, says Abhishek Verma

After winning a gold medal at the ongoing ISSF World Cup in Beijing on Saturday, Abhishek Verma has said that he and Saurabh Chaudhary share their shooting experience with each other. Verma has also added that he doesn’t think a lot about the future results and his next goal is his next competition.
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reportshooting2 years ago

ISSF World Cup | Abhishek Verma clinches gold in 10m air pistol, secures Olympic quota

Indian shooter Abhishek Verma has won a gold medal in the 10m air pistol event at the ongoing International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Beijing, China. By finishing at the top in the event, Verma has also secured a quota for the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Shooter Saurabh Chaudhry bags gold in 10m air pistol

The Indian shooters continue to show their skills on the third morning as well in the ongoing Asian Games as Saurabh Chaudhary bagged a gold medal in the 10m men’s air pistol event. Abhishek Verma from India finished on the third position in the same event and bagged a bronze medal.
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