Indian shooters continue to disappoint at Tokyo Olympics as Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Singh Deswal finished 12th and 13th in women's 10m air pistol qualification
The terrific trio of Yashaswini Singh Deswal, Manu Bhaker and Shri Nivetha won the top prize in the women's team 10m air pistol event.
Yashaswini Deswal shot 238.8 to comfortably finish on top of the podium in the eight-women final while Manu Bhaker managed 236.7 to settle for the silver medal
The athletes for the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) were chosen on the basis of these parameters: global performance trends from most recent Olympic Games, World Championships, Asian Games and Asian Championships, performance of competing international counterparts in the last three years, high performance age of a typical Olympic medallist specific to each event, performance of Indian athletes in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and their progression chart, feedback from NSF, high performance managers,
Yashaswini Deswal secured India's ninth quota for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after shooting down the gold medal in the women's 10m air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro
Some of the finals of rifle and pistol events in Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be held on July 25 and 26. With a strong team, India can hope to win medals from the shooting range
Yashaswini Singh Deswal, former junior world champion, shot 236.7 in the eight-women final of the season's fourth ISSF World Cup
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.Photo by AP/PTI
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.PTI Photo
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.Eduardo Munoz /Pool Photo via AP
Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.PTI Photo
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in ChandigarhPTI Photo
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