Shooting at the Asian Games: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Shreyasi Singh bags the gold in the 63rd National shotgun championship

On 18 Nov, Shreyasi Singh bags the gold in the 63rd National shotgun championship over qualification topper Rajeshwari Kumari. She shot 42 out of 50 in the single-barrel final, getting better in the second half with 22 out of 25. Soumya Gupta climbed to the fourth spot after making it to the final in the ..

Vijayveer Sidhu picks up his third gold medal of ongoing ISSF Junior World Cup

In shooting, Vijayveer Sidhu picked up his third gold medal of the ongoing ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany. With Rajkanwar Singh Sandhu and Adarsh Singh, he clinched the men’s 25m pistol event. For Adarsh, it was his second gold of the competition. India maintained its top spot at the medal standings after day ..

Apurvi Chandela gets World No. 1 position in women’s 10m air rifle event

According to the latest rankings released by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF), Indian shooting ace Apurvi Chandela from Jaipur has recently attained the world number 1 position in the women’s 10m air rifle event. Beside her, Anjum Moudgil also occupied the World No 2 spot in the same event to make it a one-two ..

India tops tally at the 2019 ISSF Rifle Pistol World Cup

India has topped the tally at the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup 2019 held in Beijing, China.. India ended their campaign at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup with a total of 4 medals, 3 golds, and a silver. China secured the 2nd position with 5 medals including 2 gold.  Divyansh Panwar and Anjum Moudgil ..

Varsha Varman clinchs women’s trap gold at 62nd National Shotgun championship 2018

Varsha Varman from Madhya Pradesh has won the women’s trap gold at the 62nd National Shotgun championship 2018 in Jaipur, Rajasthan. She shot 38 in the final to get the better of Junior World Cup finalist Soumya Gupta of Delhi, who ended with 37 hits for the silver medal. Defending champion Shagun Chowdhary of ONGC ..

Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela become first set of Indian shooters to secure quota places for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Anjum Moudgil and Apurvi Chandela became the first set of Indian shooters to secure quota places for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Moudgil finished 2nd on the podium and won a silver in the women’s 10m air rifle event of the ISSF’s World Championship 2018 in Changwon, South Korea on September 3. Chandela finished 4th in ..

Shardul Vihan clinches silver in men’s double trap shooting event at 2018 Asian Games

Indian shooter Shardul Vihan (15) from Uttar Pradesh clinched silver in the men’s double trap shooting event at the Jakabaring shooting range in the 18th Asian Games 2018 on August 23. He shot 73 to claim the silver medal, while Korea’s Shin Hyunwoo clinched gold with a score of 74. Qatar’s Al Marri Hamad Ali ..

Sanjeev Rajput wins Silver in men’s 50-metres Rifle 3 Positions event at 2018 Jakarta Asian Games

On August 21, Indian Shooter Sanjeev Rajput clinched a Silver in the men’s 50-metres Rifle 3 Positions event at the 18th Asian Games in Palembang on August 21, 2018. Rajput, who is already an Arjuna Awardee, has been making India proud since the 2006 Asian Games. His consistency and commitment are admirable.