The National Rifle Association of India released the list of 34 shooters who will be training separately for the Tokyo Olympic Games, scheduled to be held next summer after the COVID-19 pandemic pushed it back by a year
The Youth Olympics champion Saurabh Chaudhary looked in a league of his own, beating a talented field with ease. He scored 246.8, beating his own finals world record score of 246.3 by a huge 0.5 margin
The 10m air pistol mixed team combination of Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary defeated the other Indian pair of Abhishek Verma and Yashaswini Singh Deswal 17-15 in the final. India ended the Shooting World Cup with five golds, two silvers and two bronzes.
India won a whopping 227 international medals in July but how many of those will translate into an Olympic gold, silver or bronze in Tokyo 2020? The sports ministry feels India's best chance will be in Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 Olympics