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Divyansh Singh Panwar competes in 3P to be better prepared for Olympics
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Divyansh Singh Panwar competes in 3P to be better prepared for Olympics

Competing at the Khelo India University Games, Divyansh Singh Panwar begins shooting at 50m rifle 3 positions as it helps him improve in his forte 10m air rifle event.

ISSF World Cup: Indian shooters finish 4th in men's team air rifle, women end 7th
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ISSF World Cup: Indian shooters finish 4th in men's team air rifle, women end 7th

The Indian team finished fourth after missing out on the bronze medal contest by a point in the men's team air rifle event of the ISSF World Cup in Cairo on Wednesday.

ISSF World Cup: New-look Indian shooting squad all set for year's first competition
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ISSF World Cup: New-look Indian shooting squad all set for year's first competition

A 34-strong Indian shooting squad is gearing up to compete in the year's first ISSF World Cup (rifle/pistol) and the first since the Tokyo Olympics, competitions for which will begin on Monday.

National Shooting Championships: Divyansh Singh Panwar wins both senior, junior 10m air rifle titles
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National Shooting Championships: Divyansh Singh Panwar wins both senior, junior 10m air rifle titles

Maharashtra's Rudrankksh Balasaheb Patil came second with 249.3 while Assam's Hriday Hazarika won the bronze with a score of 228.2 in the senior men's event

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shooters will learn from failure, says rifle coach Deepali Deshpande
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shooters will learn from failure, says rifle coach Deepali Deshpande

National rifle coach and former Olympian Deepali Deshpande is also figuring out what went wrong but she is confident that the experience of Tokyo Olympics will help the shooters during 2024 Paris Games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rahi Sarnobat, Manu Bhaker last hope for India's faltering shooting campaign in 25m pistol
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Rahi Sarnobat, Manu Bhaker last hope for India's faltering shooting campaign in 25m pistol

Bhaker will get one last chance to leave her mark at the Games on Thursday after she endured a major weapon malfunction leading to a heartbreaking exit from the women's 10 air pistol event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shooters crash out in 10m air rifle mixed qualifications
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian shooters crash out in 10m air rifle mixed qualifications

The duo of Elavenil Valarivan and Divyansh Singh Panwar finished 12th with a total of 626.5 across three series each, while Anjum Moudgil and Deepak Kumar ended 18th out of 29 pairs with an aggregate score of 623.8 at the Asaka Range.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Deepak Kumar, Divyansh Singh Panwar fail to qualify for men's 10m air rifle final
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Deepak Kumar, Divyansh Singh Panwar fail to qualify for men's 10m air rifle final

It was always going to be a tough task for both the Indian shooters after they started off with 102.9 (Deepak) and 102.7 (Divyansh) at the Akasa Range.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Former shooter Anjali Bhagwat on India's preparations for Games, her Olympic memories and more
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Former shooter Anjali Bhagwat on India's preparations for Games, her Olympic memories and more

Former Indian Olympic shooter Anjali Bhagwat discusses the difference between preparations for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020, the youthful Indian shooting contingent and more.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's Divyansh Singh Panwar one of eight mock contestants in final shooting dress rehearsal
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's Divyansh Singh Panwar one of eight mock contestants in final shooting dress rehearsal

Alongside the experienced Deepak Kumar, the 18-year-old Divyansh will represent India in the men's 10m air rifle event on Sunday, the second competition day at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

In sport of small margins, Divyansh Singh Panwar’s big leap
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In sport of small margins, Divyansh Singh Panwar’s big leap

When the Tokyo Olympics start later this month, expectations off young shooters like Panwar, still a teenager, will be inescapable

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC approves replacement for COVID-infected athlete in mixed team shooting events
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC approves replacement for COVID-infected athlete in mixed team shooting events

The newly introduced mixed team events in shooting has bolstered an already strong Indian team's chances of medals at the Games.

ISSF World Cup: Indian men's trio lose bronze medal match in 10m air rifle team event
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ISSF World Cup: Indian men's trio lose bronze medal match in 10m air rifle team event

Tomar, Kumar and Panwar lost 14-16 to the Serbian team of Milenko Sebic, Milutin Stefanovic and Lazar Kovacevic in the third-place match.

ISSF World Cup: Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar finishes seventh in men's 10m air rifle
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ISSF World Cup: Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar finishes seventh in men's 10m air rifle

The 20-year-old Aishwary, who finished with a score of 628 in the qualification round, shot a total of 143.9 before being eliminated from the final of the men's 10m air rifle event.

European Championship 2021: Saurabh Chaudhary leads way as India produce stellar show in pistol and rifle mixed teams
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European Championship 2021: Saurabh Chaudhary leads way as India produce stellar show in pistol and rifle mixed teams

in the 10m air pistol mixed team competitions, India's top pair comprising Manu Bhaker and Chaudhary came overall second among 43 pairs, shooting a combined score of 580 out of a possible 600.

Elavenil Valarivan, Saurabh Chaudhary put up strong show in European Shooting Championships
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Elavenil Valarivan, Saurabh Chaudhary put up strong show in European Shooting Championships

Shooting in the MQS (Minimum Qualification Score) section, the sensational Chaudhary shot more than Oleh Omelchuk the tournament proper's topper in the men's 10m air pistol event.

India's Olympic-bound shooters to feature only in Minimum Qualification Score category at European Championship
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India's Olympic-bound shooters to feature only in Minimum Qualification Score category at European Championship

So podium finishes in the tournament are out of question for the Indian shooters but they will not mind that as it will at least give them another competitive platform to test themselves ahead of this summer's all-important Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Pistol shooter Rahi Sarnobat says she cannot perform without some pressure on her
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Pistol shooter Rahi Sarnobat says she cannot perform without some pressure on her

Nine years ago at the London Olympics, Rahi Sarnobat was overwhelmed by the occasion. Heading into her second Olympics this year, the 30-year-old says she relishes pressure, and cannot perform without it.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Elavenil Valarivan included in Indian shooting team; Chinki Yadav named as reserve
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Elavenil Valarivan included in Indian shooting team; Chinki Yadav named as reserve

It was also decided to name Manu Bhaker in both the women's 25m pistol alongside the experienced Rahi Sarnobat and in her pet 10m air pistol event with Yashaswini Singh Deswal.

ISSF World Cup: Indian teams win 10m air pistol and rifle mixed golds, finish top in men's skeet event
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ISSF World Cup: Indian teams win 10m air pistol and rifle mixed golds, finish top in men's skeet event

With Monday's three gold medals, India have so far notched up six top finishes, four silver and as many bronze medals for a total of 14. A distant second is Team USA with three gold, two silver and one bronze.