Asian Shooting Championship Recap: India Finish Third

The Indian Shooting team finished third in the 2015 Asian Shooting Championship held in Kuwait. The Indian shooters won a total of 15 gold medals, 10 silvers and 10 bronze medals to have a total of 35 medals. China finished second with 16 gold, 12 Silvers and 9 bronze medals and South Korea came first

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ISSF World Shotgun Championships: India Opens Account

After a mediocre performance in the last few days,the Indian team bagged its first medal in the ongoing World Shooting Championships in Lonato, with a bronze in the Double trap men’s event.  The trio of Mohammed Asab, Ankur Mittal and Sangram Dahiya accrued a total of 400 points in the team event to finish ahead

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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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Narrow Miss For Manavjit Singh Sandhu And Kynan Chenai

Indian shooters Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Kynan Chenai suffered narrow misses to bow out of the Men’s Trap competition on the final day of ISSF World Cup at Gabala, Azerbaijan on Saturday. Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Kynan Chenai shoot 75 straight Former World No. 1 Manavjit Singh Sandhu and 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games gold medallist Kynan

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ISSF World Cup: Gurpreet Singh Finishes In 5th Place

Gurpreet Singh was the best Indian performer on Day 5 of the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan as he finished fifth in Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol competition. The pistol marksman, who has already clinched a Rio Olympic quota earlier, shot brilliantly to top the qualifying rounds. Unfortunately, he could not sustain that level

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Prakash Nanjappa Secures Rio Olympic Quota

Day 4 of the ISSF World Cup in Gabala, Azerbaijan turned out to be a delightful day for the Indian shooting contingent as pistol marksman Prakash Nanjappa secured India’s sixth Rio Olympic quota place in this sport. The 39-year-old finished eighth in the final of the Men’s 50m Pistol event which, in turn, gave him

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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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Indian Shooters Earn Third Bronze At Universiade

The Indian men’s trio of Ankur Mittal, Asgar Hussain Khan and Namanveer Brar finished third to win the bronze in the double trap team event at the Universiade at Gwangju, South Korea. The Indian team shot a sum of 335 to guarantee the third place behind champions Italy (400) and Russia (398). In comparison, the

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Gwangju Sports Meet: Indian Shooters Open Account

India opened its medal tally at Gwangju Sports Meet being held in South Korea in the 10m Air Rifle shooting team event stowing a bronze. The trio of Akhil Sheoran, Harmanvir Singh and Ekambir Singh shot a sum of 1859.0 points, to finish third behind the shooters from China (1870.6 points) and Korea (1866.4). Apurvi

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