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Divyansh says he has started shooting in 3P keeping Olympics in mind | More sports News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Divyansh Singh Panwar, who competes in the 10m air rifle event, on Friday said he has decided to start shooting in the 50m rifle 3 positions competition too, keeping the Olympics in mind. The World Cup medallist's coaches and seniors too influenced his decision, even though the 10m air rifle remains his "main" focus. The 19-year-old Olympian tried his hand at the 50m rifle 3 positions event at the ongoing Khelo India University Games, representing Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. "I decided to participate at the Khelo India University Games 2021 because my journey in 10m air rifle shooting also started at the first-ever Khelo India Youth Games. "I have recently started competing in the 50m rifle 3 positions event, and I wanted to start this journey once again at Khelo Ind...
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Subdued start by Indian shooters in year’s first World Cup | More sports News – Times of India

CAIRO: Indian shooters began their campaign in the year's first ISSF World Cup on a quiet note as none of the three participants in the men's 10m air rifle made it to the semi-finals on Sunday. Rudrankksh Balasaheb Patil shot 628.5 in the 60-shot qualification stage to be placed 11th among 103 competitors. He was the best Indian finisher. The top eight to make it through were led by Russian Vladimir Maslennikov, a former world champion and Olympic medallist, who shot a superb 632.7. Among India's other two competitors in the qualifiers which ended late on Sunday, Divyansh Singh Panwar ended 25th with a score of 626.8 while Srinjoy Datta shot 616.6 to finish 82nd. The semi-finals and medal rounds are scheduled for Monday. The first medals will be distributed on Monday, when both the men'...
Divyansh Panwar wins both senior and junior air rifle National titles
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Divyansh Panwar wins both senior and junior air rifle National titles

Former world number one Divyansh Singh Panwar shot an impressive 250 in the final to bag back-to-back men’s 10m air rifle national championship crowns at the MP Shooting academy range here on Friday. 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 64th National Shooting Championship Competitions (NSCC) in Rifle events. The men’s 10m air rifle discipline saw a record participation of 768 athletes this time around with over 800 registering to compete. The Rajasthan shooter, just like in the 63rd Nationals, also won the junior men’s competition for a double gold on the day. He shot 252.2 in the junior final as Rudrankksh settled for silver here as well with 251.2. Delhi’s Paarth Makh...