Lekhara is the first Indian woman to win an individual gold medal in the Paralympics or Olympics
Avani Lekhara clinches India's first gold in Tokyo Paralympics by winning the women's 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 event
For the second successive time, the Indian shooting team returned from the Olympics empty-handed, belying a billion hopes after promising to deliver like never before
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
Chopra joined Bindra in a now exclusive two-man Olympics gold club after he won the men's javelin throw final at Toky 2020
Instead of stepping up their performance in Tokyo after a disastrous 2016 Rio Games, the shooters crumbled under the Olympic pressure
Indian shooters failed to win a medal for a second successive Olympics
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 future
The result meant that the Indian shooting team's disastrous outing continued with none of its participants except for Saurabh Chaudhary qualifying for the finals
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
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
Questions are being raised about why the shooters were not able to replicate their excellent showing at the ISSF World Cups at the Olympics
While Abhishek Verma and Yashaswini Singh Deswal failed to clear Qualification 1, Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker finished seventh overall
Anjum Moudgil and Deepak Kumar are among the top bets in 10m air rifle mixed team event
Seven-time Olympian Alrashidi claimed the bronze medal in the men's skeet event and promised to go for gold at 2024 Paris
The 25-year-old Angad shot 120 across five series and Mairaj could manage only 117 at the Asaka Range
Foroughi, 41, set an Olympic record of 244.8 points to win gold in 10m air pistol, which also featured India's Saurabh Chaudhary, who finished seventh
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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