The outstanding results achieved by Indian shooters everywhere else, at other times in 2021, were applauded but they were never supposed to mitigate the extreme pain caused by the debacle at the Tokyo Olympics.
Both the Olympians shot identical scores of 583 in qualification, but Rahi took fourth place ahead of Manu's fifth on higher inner 10s.
India's Manu Bhaker and Javad Foroughi of Iran were placed third in the qualification with a combined score of 582/600 to qualify for the first semi-final.
It's quite nicely warming up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The boxers, shooters and wrestlers are looking good even as PV Sindhu's form has taken a dip after winning the world championship crown
In the women's 10m air pistol event, Youth Olympic gold medallist Manu Bhaker finished third.
Besides Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker, the other members of the Indian contingent include Abhishek Verma, Yashaswini Deswal, Rahi Sarnobat, Chinki Yadav and Anjum Moudgil.
Manu Bhaker partnered with Turkey’s Ozgur Varlik to win 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Team gold. In all, India finished the competition with five medals.
India concluded the meet with 16 silver and 10 bronze medals, in addition to the 17 gold medals.
India also won a bronze in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Team event while in the women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions, the country bagged silver.
The Indian women’s troika of Bhaker, Naamya Kapoor and Rhythm Sangwan topped the podium beating USA 16-4 in the 25m Pistol team event final.
India's 14-year-old shooter Naamya Kapoor fired her way to the gold medal ahead of compatriot Manu Bhaker in the women's 25m pistol event.
Indian shooters pocketed four gold medals at the ISSF Junior World Championship on Saturday with Bhaker leading the lot. India, with 14 medals, top the table.
The women's trio of Areeba Khan, Raiza Dhillon and Ganemat Sekhon defeated Italy in the gold medal match. In the men’s section, India prevailed over Turkey...
Sekhon's silver was India's fifth medal on the day after Manu Bhaker (gold), Esha Singh (silver), Rudrankksh Patil (silver) and Ramita's (bronze).
Esha Singh grabbed silver behind Bhaker while Rudrankksh Patil claimed the silver medal in the men’s 10m air rifle competition.
Rana, a Dronacharya awardee, revealed that 'nobody' wanted him to be a part of the Indian shooting coaching setup except the NRAI president Raninder Singh
On Friendship Day 2021, here's a look at five of the most heated rivalries in India today in the hopes that friendship outlives feuds.
Manu Bhaker, who competed in three shooting events at Tokyo Olympics without success, said that she will be better prepared to handle tricky situations in the...
The cocking lever of Bhaker's pistol broke in the qualifications and in getting it fixed, the 19-year-old shooter lost more than 15 minutes
It means the pistol shooters will return home empty-handed for the second straight time at the Olympics
In a field of 44 shooters, Bhaker scored 292 after 30 shots on target in the precision round while compatriot Sarnobat aggregated 287 in the qualifications
Shooting contingent will be looking towards the seasoned Rahi Sarnobat for a reboot while hoping that Manu Bhaker rediscovers her form
Catch the highlights of Day 5 of Tokyo 2020 here. India were medal-less again with shooters misfiring
On Day 5 of Tokyo 2020 on Tuesday, India bank on their shooters to add to Mirabai Chanu's silver medal.
India endured mixed results as medal eluded the country on Day 3. Catch highlights and updates of Indians competing on day 3 at Tokyo 2020 here