Elavenil Valarivan

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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 Highlights, Day 1: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver; Netherlands thrash India 5-1 in women's hockey
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 Highlights, Day 1: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver; Netherlands thrash India 5-1 in women's hockey

Follow live blog for scores and updates from Tokyo Olympics 2020 as Indian contingent eyes glory.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Strong Indian shooting contingent aim to make impact on opening day
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Strong Indian shooting contingent aim to make impact on opening day

Alongside Abhishek Verma, Saurabh Chaudhary will be part of the first competition day action in the men's 10m air pistol event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gagan Narang lauds change in mindset of shooters, says current squad thinking of medals
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gagan Narang lauds change in mindset of shooters, says current squad thinking of medals

Through regular video calls and messages, Narang imparted training tips to his most successful protege, Elavenil Valarivan, before her maiden appearance at the Olympics.

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.

NRAI recommend Anjum Moudgil, Ankur Mittal for Khel Ratna
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NRAI recommend Anjum Moudgil, Ankur Mittal for Khel Ratna

Mittal won his double trap world title in 2018 and got the Arjuna award the same year. Moudgil is a world championship silver-medallist, also from the 2018 edition and she was awarded the Arjuna in 2019.

ISSF World Cup: Saurabh Chaudhary wins bronze in men's 10m air pistol to open India’s account at Osijek
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ISSF World Cup: Saurabh Chaudhary wins bronze in men's 10m air pistol to open India’s account at Osijek

The 19-year-old Saurabh scored 220 in the final after qualifying with a score of 581. Compatriot Abhishek Verma finished fifth in the same event with a score of 179.3 after also shooting 581 in the qualifying.

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.

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.

ISSF World Cup: Elavenil Valarivan says partner's performance does not affect her shooting in mixed event
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ISSF World Cup: Elavenil Valarivan says partner's performance does not affect her shooting in mixed event

The 21-year-old Elavenil and 18-year-old Divyansh clinched the mixed top honours to give India their fourth gold of the marquee tournament. For Divyansh, it was his fourth mixed gold at the senior World Cups.

ISSF World Cup: Deprived of competition, Indian shooters renew quest for excellence in New Delhi event
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ISSF World Cup: Deprived of competition, Indian shooters renew quest for excellence in New Delhi event

On the first competition day, India will see participation from Divyansh Singh Panwar, Arjun Babuta and Deepak Kumar in the men's 10m air rifle qualification.

Elavenil Valarivan, Hriday Hazarika top respective categories in 10m air rifle national selection trials
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Elavenil Valarivan, Hriday Hazarika top respective categories in 10m air rifle national selection trials

Gujarat's Elavenil shot 628.3 after the 60-shot qualification round to enter the final in fourth place. Rajasthan's Nisha Kanwar top-scored with 631.8 as she led a strong eight-woman field into the finals.

Wrestler Bajrang Punia, shooter Elavenil Valarivan honoured at FICCI India Sports Awards 2020
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Wrestler Bajrang Punia, shooter Elavenil Valarivan honoured at FICCI India Sports Awards 2020

The two athletes, who have had an impressive 2019-20 season, won the Sportsperson of the Year awards in their respective categories.

Elavenil Valarivan wins gold medal at Sheikh Russel International Air Rifle Championship
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Elavenil Valarivan wins gold medal at Sheikh Russel International Air Rifle Championship

Thanks to her gold, Elavenil got richer by $1000 while Shahu Mane pocketed $700 for his effort.