World Shotgun Championship: Mairaj Khan Books Rio Berth

Mairaj Khan Ahmad walked away from the Trap Concaverde shooting range in Lonato with a spring in his step. The veteran shooter brought glory to the Indian camp, becoming the lone member to bag an Olympic quota in skeet shooting at the ISSF World Shotgun Championship. Sports Rediscovered takes a look at the Indian performances

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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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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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World Cup Shotgun: Ankur Mittal Finishes In 11th Place

Two days after veteran skeet shooter, Mairaj Ahmad Khan finished in 11th place, Indian double trap shooter, Ankur Mittal also had a similar result at the season’s third World Cup Shotgun in Larnaca, Cyprus on Wednesday. The 23-year-old notched up a total of 138 out of a possible 150 to miss a place in the

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World Cup Shotgun: Sangram Dahiya Placed 30th

The Indian marksmen had another dismal day at the ISSF World Cup Shotgun held at Al Ain (UAE). In the men’s double trap competition, Sangram Dahiya was the best placed Indian at 30th. Sangram Dahiya Best Placed Indian: Sangram Dahiya scored a total of 132 points to be ranked 30th in the men’s double trap

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World Cup Shotgun: Ankur Mittal Placed 12th

After Manavjit Singh Sandhu’s bronze winning performance in the men’s trap competition, it was a mixed bag of results from the Indian camp at the World Cup Shotgun being held in Acapulco, Mexico. In the double trap men’s event, the Indian shooters failed to qualify for the knockout stages, with Ankur Mittal coming in 12th. The

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