This Bronze marked a come back for Samaresh Jung and Prakash Nanjappa who were battling lack of rest and personal injury. For Jitu Rai, this was his second medal and another reminder of his exemplary consistency.
Jitu Rai seems to be a Sports person with good habits. For now, he has gotten into the habit of winning Gold Medals for India.
After days of disappointing results from the more established seniors, India’s junior brigade finally came up with a glittering results at the 51st ISSF World Shooting Championship held at Granada, Spain. 19-year-old pistol marksman Pradeep Kumar delivered India’s second medal at this prestigious event when he won the bronze in the 25-metre standard pistol event
Indian shooters continued to fare disappointingly at the ongoing 51st ISSF World Shooting Championships as they returned empty-handed in the rapid-fire pistol shooting and double trap shooting categories on Sunday. Following Jitu Rai’s earning of an Olympic quota, Indian shooters couldn’t add to it as Vijay Kumar, Harpreet Singh and Gurpreet Singh failed to make
Gagan Narang missed by 0.6 point and lost an Olympic quota in the 50m men’s rifle prone event on Thursday. The Delhi Commonwealth gold winner shot 625.5 to make it into the top eight at the seventh spot but was eliminated in the final clash with a score of 124.2. Italian marksman Marco de
Olympian Anjali Bhagwat’s performance is remarkable as she is making a comeback after a very long time and the fact that her scores are close to her fellow Indian indicate that she can still shoot well and is not here on past reputation. There was a time when Anjali was on a lonely path breaking journey as India’s only women shooter , but today she has a lot of company and she can be justly proud for showing the way to this new generation of Indian shooting
After Jitu Rai’s remarkably consistent performance on the second day of the ongoing ISSF World shooting Championships, the Indian contingent could not add to the medal list at Granada, Spain. Jitu Rai had bagged a quota place for himself for the 2016 Rio Olympics after finishing with the silver medal in the men’s 50-metre pistol event.
India’s star shooter and the 2008 Olympic gold winner Abhinav Bindra failed to make the cut for the final of Men’s 10m air rifle event in the 51st ISSF World Championships. As Abhinav has failed to qualify, he will have to wait for other qualifying tournaments to book his entry to the 2016 Olympic Games.
India’s ace pistol shooter, continued his remarkable year by winning a Silver at the 51st ISSF World Shooting Championships, held at Granada. To add to his joy, this performance also helped Jitu qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympics. With this performance Jitu Rai became the first Indian shooter to punch his tickets for the Rio
Once again the Indian shooters gave a memorable performances in the Commonwealth Games. Along with the haul of medals comes a lot of appreciation and rewards for the athletes. The chief minister of Bihar, Jitan Ram Manjhi recently declared that the state government will honor Shreyasi Singh for clinching a silver medal in the Glasgow