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ISSF World Cup Shotgun 2022: Indian men’s skeet team wins silver medal at Nicosia

ISSF World Cup Shotgun 2022: Indian men’s skeet team wins silver medal at Nicosia

Shooting
India lost to Kuwait in the gold medal match. This was India’s first medal at the shooting meet in Cyprus. India’s Prithviraj Tondaiman, Vivaan Kapoor and Zoravar Singh Sandhu combined to win the men’s trap team silver medal at the ISSF World Cup Shotgun 2022 in Nicosia, Cyprus on Monday. The men’s team silver was India’s first medal at the shotgun World Cup. Overall, it has been a tough campaign for Indian shooters with none making it to a medal match before Monday. The event began on March 9 and will conclude on the 19th. The Indian men’s trap team of Prithviraj Tondaiman, Vivaan Kapoor and Zoravar Singh Sandhu shot a combined score of 214 to finish second in the qualifying round and made the cut for the gold medal match. Up against the Kuwaiti trio of Naser Meqlad, Abdulrahm...
ISSF World Cup Shotgun 2022: Prithviraj Tondaiman, and Shreyasi Singh in action

ISSF World Cup Shotgun 2022: Prithviraj Tondaiman, and Shreyasi Singh in action

Shooting
Tokyo Olympian Mairaj Ahmad Khan is expected to feature in the men’s skeet event. The Indian shooting team, led by Tokyo Olympian Mairaj Ahmad Khan, Prithviraj Tondaiman and Shreyasi Singh, will look to impress at the ISSF World Cup Shotgun 2022 currently underway in Nicosia, Cyprus. The shooting event, which started on March 9, is the first shotgun World Cup of the year and will be held at Cyprus Olympic Shooting Range till March 17. Earlier this month, Indian rifle and pistol shooters topped the medals table at the ISSF World Cup 2022 in Cairo, Egypt with a total of seven medals. The Indian team for trap and skeet events at the season’s first shotgun World Cup was selected on the basis of an average score from the three competitions - the national championships and two select...
ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Indian women’s air pistol team strikes gold

ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Indian women’s air pistol team strikes gold

Air pistol, Breaking News, Shooting, Trending
Esha Singh won her second medal of the tournament. India now leads the medals tally with two golds and a silver. India added a second gold to their medal tally on Wednesday at the ISSF World Cup in Cairo, Egypt with the women’s 10m air pistol team title. The Indian team comprising Esha Singh, Shri Nivetha Paramanantham and Ruchira Vinerkar trounced Germany’s Sandra Reitz, Carina Wimmer and Andrea Heckner 16-6, in the gold medal match. With this, India now has two gold and one silver from the competition and find themselves back on top of the medals table at the halfway stage. This was also young Esha Singh’s second medal of the tournament, having won an individual silver in the women’s 10m air pistol earlier. These are her first-ever medals at the senior level for India. The...
ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Saurabh Chaudhary wins gold medal, Esha Singh bag silver

ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Saurabh Chaudhary wins gold medal, Esha Singh bag silver

10m air rifle, Breaking News, Shooting, Trending
Saurabh Chaudhary, 19, has now won nine gold medals at the shooting World Cup. Esha Singh, meanwhile, lost to world champion Anna Korakaki of Greece. Youth Olympic champion Saurabh Chaudhary and Esha Singh won a gold and a silver, respectively, to open India’s medal tally at the ISSF World Cup in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday. Saurabh Chaudhary defeated Micheal Schwald of Germany 16-6 in the gold medal match of the men’s 10m air pistol shooting event while Esha Singh lost 4-16 to world champion and current world No. 1 Anna Korakaki of Greece in the women’s 10m air pistol event. India now top the medal tally with one gold and one silver in their kitty. Saurabh Chaudhary won eight of the 11 single shots in the final to clinch India’s first medal at the ongoing World Cup. As per the ...
ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Indian shooters draw blank in 10m air rifle

ISSF World Cup 2022 Cairo: Indian shooters draw blank in 10m air rifle

10m air rifle, Shooting, Trending
The three men and three women Indian shooters, including Tokyo Olympian Divyansh Singh Panwar, failed to reach the semi-finals of their respective events. India’s Shreya Agrawal narrowly missed out on a place in the semi-finals of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup 10m air rifle event in Cairo, Egypt on Monday. Competing on the second day of the season’s first ISSF World Cup for rifle and pistol shooters, Shreya Agrawal shot a total of 629.3, which was 0.1 less than eighth semi-finalist Eszter Meszaros of Hungary. As per the new rules applied for the first time at the shooting World Cup in Cairo, the top eight shooters qualify for the semi-finals, instead of direct finals, in the 10m air rifle and 10m air pistol individual events. The top eight are the...