Apurvi Chandela Breaks World Record At Swedish Cup

Young Indian Shooter Apurvi Chandela has already made her way into the Olympics earlier. And now she enters the record books with an impressive performance scoring 211.2 at the Swedish Cup GP to win the gold medal. The silver and bronze went to Swedish shooters Astrid Steffensen (207.6) and Stine Nielsen (185.0). This impressive result

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Asian Airgun Championships Recap – India Shining

Indian shooters enjoyed a great time at the Asian Airgun Championships earlier this week at the national capital. The Indian team bagged a total of 17 medals, including six gold to finish as table-toppers at the continental championships. India finish top at the Asian Airgun Championships Winning 17 medals in the competition, hosts India sit

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ISSF World Cup, Munich: Apurvi Chandela Shoots Silver

Apurvi Chandela walked away from the ISSF Rifle and Pistol world cup championships in Munich with a bounce in her step. The Commonwealth Games Gold medalist finished second in the women’s 10 metres Air Rifles event on Saturday, finishing with a total score of 206.9. Apurvi Chandela: Eyes on Rio 22-years-old Chandela finished behind Elaheh

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Asian Air Gun Championships: Preview

The Indian shooters, with the exception of Chain Singh, have come in the line of fire in the last month, with disappointing performances in the ISSF Shooting World Cup. They just might find an opportunity to seek redemption in the Asian Air Gun Championships, scheduled to commence from the 27th of September. The championships will take

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Chain Singh Seals Olympic Quota

Chain Singh finished 8th in the 50m Rifle 3 competition at the ongoing ISSF World Cup. The performance did help ensure India’s seventh spot in the Olympic shooting events. Chain Singh scored 1174 out of 1200 in the qualifiers finishing seventh. He fired a score of 395 kneeling, 396 proning and 383 standing out of

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ISSF World Cup: Gagan Narang Finishes 5th

Veteran rifle shooter Gagan Narang rediscovered his form to make his first international final in his pet 10m Air Rifle event since winning the London Olympics bronze at the season’s last ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan on Monday. Narang was the best Indian performer of the day, finishing fifth in the competition. Gagan Narang

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Olympic Qualification Scenario For Indian Shooters

With a year left for the 2016 Rio Olympics, it is a good time to have an analysis of Indian Olympic hopes from shooting – the sport that has one of the best chances for medals for the Indian contingent. The Indian shooters, so far, have earned 5 quota places in this sport and have

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Gurpreet Singh Seals Olympic Berth At ISSF World Cup

After news of Abhinav Bindra’s qualification for the Rio Olympics, there is more to cheer about at the ISSF World cup. Indian shooter Gurpreet Singh became the fifth shooter from the country to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics. A brilliant performance in the 10m air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup earned him

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ISSF World Cup: Tough Luck For Jitu Rai, Chain Singh

The season’s second ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup in Fort Benning, USA came to an end with Jitu Rai and Chain Singh both narrowly missing a final berth because of 10th place finishes in their respective events. It was tough luck for the Commonwealth and Asian Games gold medallist Jitu Rai as he fell out of

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Gagan Narang Wins World Cup Bronze And Olympic Quota

The smiles returned to the Indian shooting contingent on Friday as London Olympic bronze medallist Gagan Narang won a bronze medal in Men’s 50m Rifle Prone event at the season’s second ISSF World Cup, in Fort Benning, USA. The medal also helped India bag a third Rio Olympic quota in shooting. Earlier, rifle shooter Apurvi Chandela

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