Asian Shooting Championships

  • Imran, Manavjit bag Olympic quota places January 21, 2012

    Doha: Ace marksman Manavjit Singh Sandhu and Imran Hassan Khan grabbed an Olympic quota each on the final day of the Asian Shooting Championships on Saturday, ending India's long wait for a London Games berth in the competition in Doha. Manavjit dished out a vintage performance in testing conditions to win...
  • Indian shooters disappoint again in Doha January 19, 2012

    Doha: It was another day of despair for the Indian shooting contingent with the women's 25m pistol team failing to win a medal at the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha on Thursday. With just two days remaining in the competition, India are in danger of repeating the result of the last...
  • Olympic quotas continue to elude Indian shooters July 5, 2012

    Doha: India's 25m rapid fire team of Vijay Kumar, Pemba Tamang and Gurpreet Singh bagged the silver medal at the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha on Wednesday, but a London Olympics quota continued to elude them. The women finished sixth in the 50m rifle 3 position event. The Indian trio in men's...
  • Two golds for shooters but no Olympic berth January 16, 2012

    Doha: Indian women shooters bagged two gold medals at the Asian Shooting Championship on Monday but an Olympic berth still continued to elude India on the fourth day here. The Indian Women's Air Pistol team of Annu Raj Singh, Shweta Chaudhry and Heena Sidhu pipped the formidable Chinese team to win...
  • India's pistol shooters fail to impress January 15, 2012

    Doha: India's 10m air pistol shooters on Sunday put up a disastrous show at the Asian Shooting Championships here to leave the team management fuming. No Indian was within sniffing distance of a final spot which would have provided an opportunity to bag a quota for this year's London Olympics. Commonwealth Games...
  • London Olympics dream over for Rathore, Anjali January 14, 2012

    Doha: The final bid for top Indian shooters Rajyavrdhan Singh Rathore and Anjali Bhagwat to qualify for London Olympics ended in disappointment as they failed to make it to the final round in their respective events in the Asian Shooting Championships on Saturday. Rathore, Athens Olympic silver medallist in men's double...
  • Bindra wins gold in Asian Shooting Championships January 13, 2012

    Doha: Abhinav Bindra shrugged off a bout of flu to clinch the gold medal in 10meter air rifle event of the Asian Shooting Championships, which got underway in Doha on Friday. The Beijing Olympics gold medalist came through after a nervewracking final to pip another Olympic champion and reigning Asian Games...
  • Bindra wins gold at Asian Shooting C'ships January 13, 2012

    Bindra wins gold in the 10m Air Rifle event in Doha, while Gagan Narang finishes fourth. ...
  • Impressive shooters raise hopes of Olympic success July 5, 2012

    The success story that started at the turn of the millennium continued for Indian shooting in the year 2011 as well, with nine marksmen making the cut for the London Olympics. While Gagan Narang and Hari Om Singh had booked their tickets to London last year itself, seven others emerged as...