C Kavi Rakshna, Divyansh Singh Panwar come out top in 10m Air Rifle events at national T2 shooting trials
Kavi Rakshna, who has come through the ranks of the junior programme, emerged on top in a quality field which included current world number one Elavenil Valarivan as well as Tokyo Olympics quota holders Apurvi Chandela and Anjum Moudgil, among others.
All 15 Olympic quota winners will be a part of the camp which will take place at a total cost of Rs 1.43 crore, according to a statement issued by SAI.
SAI also sanctioned the proposal of shooters to procure ammunition so that they can train at their own home ranges due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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Among all the shooting events, nothing tests a shooter’s endurance, balance, and shooting skills quite like the 50m rifle 3-position event.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to join MC Mary Kom, Anjum Moudgil in online yoga session organised by Shilpa Shetty
The session will begin at 5 pm on Sunday and will be streamed live on Fit India's YouTube as well as the Facebook and Instagram pages of Shilpa Shetty Kundra.
National Rifle Association of India nominates Anjum Moudgil for Khel Ratna, Jaspal Rana for Dronacharya Award
The 26-year-old Moudgil, who started shooting in 2008, is among the first two Indians to have secured quota places in the sport for the Tokyo Olympics.
National Shooting Championships: Anjum Moudgil maintains good form to claim third straight title in 50m rifle 3P event
India's top rifle and pistol shooters continued to maintain their good form at the 63rd National Championship with Anjum Moudgil winning the women's 50m rifle 3 positions title for a third year in a row on Wednesday.
The number of Olympic quotas, which now stands at a record 15, is not only a reflection of the country's rapid rise in the sport over the last one year but also sets up the Indian shooters nicely for a record haul in Tokyo Olympics.
'We all are very good friends': Mehuli Ghosh talks about camaraderie and competition between India's top women 10m air rifle shooters
Mehuli Ghosh says, "Whenever Elavenil or I ask for shooting advice from Anjum or Apurvi, they always tell us ‘you guys are doing so well. Why are you asking us for advice. We should be the ones asking for your advice!’”
India national shooting coach Jaspal Rana says players are fit and 'raring to go' with biggest-ever contingent for World Cup finals
Speaking before the tournament, India national coach Jaspal Rana sounded confident, saying, 'All members of the squad are fit and raring to go'
National Shooting Trials: World Championships medallist Anjum Moudgil sweeps women's 50m rifle 3 positions event
World Championship silver medallist Anjum Moudgil swept the women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions (3P) national trials, winning the T7 trial
National Shooting Trials: Saurabh Chaudhary betters his world record to win men's 10m air pistol event
Saurabh Chaudhary scored 246.8 in 10m air pistol event, beating his own finals world record score of 246.3 by a huge 0.5 margin.
National Shooting Trials: Anjum Moudgil clinches 50m rifle prone title; Annu Raj Singh wins 25m pistol gold
Anjum, who finished just outside the podium spots in the women's 10m air rifle T7 trials on Wednesday, shot 619.4 in prone on Thursday to edge out former world champion Tejaswini Sawant, who shot 618.9, to second place.
National Shooting Trials: Mehuli Ghosh sweeps senior and junior women's 10m air rifle title in seventh trial
Mehuli Ghosh clinched the women's 10m air rifle title with a score of 251.9. She then went on to win the junior final with a score of 252.7, just 0.2 off teammate and world number one Apurvi Chandela's finals world record score of 252.9.
Elavenil Valarivan says intense competition has helped in Indian shooting's rise, credits Gagan Narang for her success
Elavenil Valarivan claimed her maiden gold in the senior circuit in the recent ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, becoming one of the many youngsters in recent years to have grabbed attention with her skills and res
Anjum Moudgil, Manu Bhaker among record 14 Indian shooters to compete in ISSF World Cup Finals in November
In the prestigious tournament held annually, some of the year's best shooters compete in each of the eight rifle/pistol Olympic events.
ISSF Shooting World Cup: Manu Bhaker-Saurabh Chaudhary pair wins mixed team gold in 10m air pistol as India end campaign on historic high
India have collected a whopping 22 medals in the four ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup stages this year, including an awe-inspiring 16 gold medals. Their highest tally before this was eight last year.
ISSF World Cup 2019: Apurvi Chandela-Deepak Kumar pair clinches mixed team air rifle gold at Rio de Janeiro
Apurvi Chandela partnered Deepak Kumar to win India their fourth gold medal on the concluding day of the ISSF World Cup on Monday.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shooters to gun for gold in first two days of event as ISSF releases shooting schedule
Striving to leave a mark in the Olympics, India could straightaway win medals in the next edition of the world's biggest sporting event, with its highly fancied shooters scheduled to compete on the first and second competition day in 2020.