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Mairaj Khan creates history, becomes first Indian to win skeet gold at ISSF World Cup | More sports News – Times of India

Mairaj Khan braved rough weather and poor light to create history on Monday. The Aligarh marksman became India's first-ever skeet shooter to clinch a gold in men's event at the World Cup as he topped the podium in the ISSF event in Changwon, South Korea. Mairaj, 46, who became the first Indian skeet shooter to qualify for the Olympics in 2016, scored 37 in the rain-marred final to win gold. In the qualifiers, the player from Uttar Pradesh shot 119 to tie at the eighth position with four other shooters, including Tokyo bronze medallist, Abdullah Alrashidi. 🥇for @khanmairajahmad in Skeet Men's Individual Event 🤩He beat Kim Minsu from Korea by 37-36 in final gold medal…— SAI Media (@Media_SAI) 1658147131000Mairaj shot 12 in the shoot-off to book the eight spot for t...

Sift-Surya win 50m rifle prone mixed silver, India finish on top in Suhl Junior World Cup | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sift Kaur Samra and Surya Pratap Singh on Thursday settled for a silver in the 50m rifle prone mixed team event as India finished on top at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany. Sift and Surya lost 15-17 to the Polish pair of Maja Magdalena Gawenda and Wiktoro Sajdak in the final. However, Abhay Singh Sekhon and Areeba Khan bowed out in the qualification round of skeet mixed team competition, the final event of the day, finishing a lowly seventh with a combined effort of 134 out of 150. The second Indian pair in the competition, Bhavtegh Singh Gill and Darshna Rathore were no better as they finished further back in the 10th spot with a score of 132. Late on Wednesday, the Indian women's skeet team of Parinaaz Dhaliwal, Darshna R...

ISSF Junior World Cup: Sift Kaur Samra makes it 10th gold for India | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sift Kaur Samra won the women's 50m rifle 3 positions (3P) event to make it 10 gold medals for India at the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany. The Indian men's 3P team won a silver and Anish and Vijayveer Sidhu bagged silver and bronze respectively in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol. The women's 3P team will fight for a bronze. India now has 10 gold, 12 silver and 3 bronze for a total of 25 medals from the world's premier junior shooting championship and sit pretty at the top. Second placed Italians are way behind with four gold and three bronze medals. Sift Kaur Samra beat Norway's Julie Johannessen 17-9 in the gold medal encounter late on Sunday to take India's gold tally to double digits. Ashi Chouksey of India also wo...