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newsshooting4 months ago

Ammunition for top shooters will be available at doorsteps, asserts Kiren Rijiju

Indian sports minister Kiren Rijiju has stated that shooters who are eyeing a Tokyo-Olympic berth and the future Games will be provided with ammunition wherever they are in India. The top official visited the Dr. Karni Shooting Range, in Delhi where shooters around the region have started training.
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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.
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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

Zero conversation during competition helps us most, says Manu Bhaker about Saurabh Chaudhary

Contrary to popular belief, star Indian mixed team pistol shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary hardly interact with each other, more so during competitions, as the former revealed. Bhaker also stated they are extremely different in terms of personality and just focus on their performances.
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newsshootinga year ago

Shooting World Cup | Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary win gold, keep India atop in medal tally

After a medal-less Sunday, the star mixed team airing of Chaudhary and Bhaker managed to win gold in the Air Pistol event, which saw the duo coming from behind to best Yashaswini Singh Deswal and Abhishek Verma. India finished the World Cup with five gold, two silver and two bronze medals.
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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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newsshootinga year ago

Selection panel reveals Jaspal Rana wasn’t declared coach by any shooters

The selection panel for the Dronahcraya award has revealed that none of the protégés had names Jaspal Rana as their coach while filling the affidavits and hence, the seasoned coach was ignored for the award. It has snowballed into a huge controversy with Abhinav Bindra standing beside him.
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newsshooting2 years ago

I need to work hard to manage my ranking, claims Manu Bhaker

Manu Bhaker revealed that she needs to work hard in order to maintain her ranking on the international stage as the youngster attempts to win an Olympic quota for the Tokyo 2020 Games. Bhaker agrees that Indian shooting is doing well as it topped the medal tally for the third World Cup in a row.
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newsshooting2 years ago

Gaurav Rana tops men’s air pistol at national shooting selection trials

Gaurav Rana claimed top honours in the men’s air pistol category at the National Shooting Selection trials at the Dr. Karni Singh Range, Delhi on Monday. Sharvan Kumar managed to shoot more than the world record held by Saurabh Chaudhary but failed to finish at the top by 0.1 points against Rana.
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