Omkar Singh Finds Rhythm At Selection Trials

The gold medallist at the Delhi Commonwealth Games, Omkar Singh continued his good form in the 50m free pistol event. He shot an impressive 571 at the third Olympic selection trials held at Tughlakabad. The Olympic quotas in the event had been won by Jitu Rai at the World Championships last year and Prakash Nanjappa

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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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ISSF World Cup: Mairaj Ahmad Khan Finishes 61st

The last ISSF World Cup of the season got under way at Gabala, Azerbaijan with 34 Rio Olympic quotas up for grabs at this combined rifle/pistol and shotgun event. Indian representation was in the men’s skeet competition, whose qualification rounds went on for two days. At the end of the final qualifications, Mairaj Ahmad Khan

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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 Junior Shooters Clinch Nine Medals

Indian junior shooters returned with a rich haul of nine medals – two gold, five silver and two bronze – from the recently-concluded 25th “Meeting of the Shooting Hopes” competition at Plzen, Czech Republic. This elite junior event was held for 5 days between June 10 and June 14. Achal Pratap Grewal: The only individual

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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: Lajja Gauswami Finishes In 20th Place

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Lajja Gauswami was the best placed Indian on Day 5 of the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup in Fort Benning, USA as she finished 20th in the Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions event. Among the other Indians who took part in this event, Elizabeth Susan Koshy and Anjum Moudgil ended in 40th

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