India’s ace shuttler and World champion P V Sindhu won the ESPN’s Female Sportsperson of the Year award for a third consecutive time. Sindhu’s World Championship victory has also been selected as the Moment of the Year. Chief National Badminton Coach Pullela Gopichand was selected as the Coach of the Year. Top-rated shooter Saurabh Chaudhary bagged ..
Shooting sports: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
In the ongoing Pistol World Cup, Indian shooters have put up an exemplary performance and have won eight of the 11 single-shot shooting duels between the international teams. How does the single-shot dueling work? In such an event, the combined score of one pair of shooters is compared with those of the other pairs of ..
Young shooter Yashaswini Singh Deswal from Delhi has recently won gold in the women’s 10m Air Pistol event at the ISSF World Cup at Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. With the win, she has also secured an Olympic quota for India. This is India’s 9th quota in shooting for 2020 Tokyo Games. World no.1 Olena ..
In shooting, 20-year old Elavenil Valarivan from India claimed her first senior World Cup gold medal in the women’s 10m air rifle competition at Rio de Janeiro in Brazil on 28th August 2019. With this, Valarivan became the third Indian to achieve the feat. In her debut year at the senior level, Elavenil shot 251.7 ..
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 ..