Tuesday, April 16

Shooting

Paris 2024 Shooting: Quota Places, Selection Trials, and Medal Hopes
Shooting, Sports

Paris 2024 Shooting: Quota Places, Selection Trials, and Medal Hopes

The roar of the Parisian crowd awaits. Indian shooting, a powerhouse of talent and dedication, stands on the cusp of a historic Olympic campaign at Paris 2024. With a remarkable 19 out of a possible 24 quota places secured, the air is thick with anticipation. But the journey from qualification to the podium demands a closer look at the selection process, the challenges faced, and the burning question: Can India finally translate potential into a glorious medal tally? Here's everything you need to know about Paris 2024 Shooting - quota, selection, medals and more. Paris 2024 Shooting Selection: A Balancing Act The road to Paris is paved with trials and tribulations, both literally and figuratively. The selection process hinges on a combination of factors: Domestic Trials: In...
Flash Target Fiasco Mars WSPS Para Shooting World Cup Finals
Shooting, Sports

Flash Target Fiasco Mars WSPS Para Shooting World Cup Finals

The prestigious WSPS Para Shooting World Cup finals held in India witnessed a major embarrassment as the organizers failed to provide proper targets for the trap finals. This oversight caused significant disruption and raised questions about the event's management. What Went Wrong at the WSPS Para Shooting World Cup Finals? Missing Flash Targets: While not mandatory, "flash targets" are standard in most international shotgun event finals. These targets explode in a pink cloud upon being hit, aiding judges in their decisions. Unusable Replacements: Organizers, despite having purchased flash targets, provided ones deemed unfit for competition by the international jury. Scrambling for a Solution Furious Jury: The international jury demanded immediate replacement of the ...
WSPS Para Shooting World Cup: Manish Narwal Bags Double Silver, Lekhara Finishes Fifth
Shooting, Sports

WSPS Para Shooting World Cup: Manish Narwal Bags Double Silver, Lekhara Finishes Fifth

India's para shooting contingent had a mixed day at the WSPS Para Shooting World Cup on Wednesday. While Manish Narwal impressed with two silver medals, other shooters like Avani Lekhara narrowly missed out on podium finishes. Narwal Shines with Individual and Team Silver Manish Narwal emerged as the star performer for India, showcasing his talent in both individual and team events. In the Men's 10m Air Pistol (SH1) individual category, Narwal displayed sharp shooting but fell short of gold. He scored 236.7, finishing behind China's Chao Yang (240.3) who claimed the top spot. Korea's Jeongdu Jo secured the bronze medal with a score of 214.7. Narwal's winning spirit continued in the team event. He joined forces with Rudransh Khandelwal and Sanjeev Giri to clinch another silver...