Jitu Rai

Shooter Jitu Rai dropped from TOP scheme

 Star shooter Jitu Rai has been dropped from the latest list of sportspersons being supported by the much touted Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).

Jul 19, 2018, 12:49 PM IST

Shahzar Rizvi's silver opens India's account at ISSF World Cup in Korea

Shahzar Rizvi clinched India's first medal at the ongoing ISSF World Cup, winning a silver in the 10m air pistol event. Rizvi, who had won the gold medal in his first appearance in the ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico in March, fell short by just 0.2 points this time. He bagged the silver medal in the intriguing contest, scoring 239.8. 

Apr 24, 2018, 11:38 AM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Shooter Om Prakash Mitherval wins Bronze in 50m Pistol

Indian shooter Om Prakash Mitherval on Wednesday finished third to settle for a bronze medal in men's 50m Pistol event at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Australia's Gold Coast.

Apr 11, 2018, 07:50 AM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018 updates, Day 7, Gold Coast

Catch all the updates from the seventh day of competition at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. India's Medals Tally currently reads 12 gold, 4 silver, 8 bronze.

Apr 11, 2018, 06:00 AM IST

Shooters, shuttlers, paddlers join India's gold party on Day 5 at CWG 2018

The ever-reliable Jitu Rai's pistol shot down a gold and a Games record, while the mixed badminton and men's table tennis sides also picked up milestone top finishes as India shone through in both the individual and team events on a splendid day 5 of the 21st Commonwealth Games.

Apr 09, 2018, 21:56 PM IST

CWG 2018: Record-breaking Jitu Rai wins gold, Om Prakash bags bronze

Indian shooting ace Jitu Rai claimed the gold medal in men's 10m air pistol event by creating a new games record while compatriot Om Prakash Mitharval bagged a bronze at the 21st Commonwealth Games here today.

Apr 09, 2018, 13:08 PM IST

Jitu Rai: Indian Army soldier is a shooting ace who was born in Nepal

This is the second CWG gold for Jitu Rai, the first one also a gold at the last CWG in 2014.

Apr 09, 2018, 08:45 AM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018 updates, Day 5, Gold Coast

India won three gold, two silver and two bronze on day five of the 2018 Commonwealth Games, taking their medals tally to 19. 

Apr 09, 2018, 05:58 AM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018: Where all can India find gold in Gold Coast

The trend for India from four years ago at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) may continue at Gold Coast 2018, with wrestling and shooting expected to be the chief source of gold in India's medals tally. 

Mar 31, 2018, 12:50 PM IST

Jitu Rai does not want 2022 CWG boycott on shooting issue

Star marksman Jitu Rai on Thursday said the imminent dropping of shooting from the 2022 Commonwealth Games would be a huge loss to the country but felt that India should not resort to a boycott of the quadrennial multi-sporting event due to the issue.

Mar 22, 2018, 19:17 PM IST

Shahzar Rizvi shoots world-record gold in maiden World Cup

Unheralded Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi clinched the gold medal with a world record score in a memorable maiden ISSF World Cup appearance, while Jitu Rai and Mehuli Ghosh bagged a bronze each in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Mar 04, 2018, 09:50 AM IST

Jitu Rai, Heena Sindhu win medals at Asian Championships

Jitu won an individual bronze in the men's 10m Air Pistol, which also helped the Indian team comprising Shahzar Rizvi and Omkar Singh besides Jitu, to bag the Team gold in the event.

Dec 10, 2017, 18:40 PM IST

Commonwealth shooting: Prakash Nanjappa wins gold in 50m pistol, India make clean sweep

Prakash Nanjappa won the gold medal, ahead of compatriots Amanpreet Singh and Jitu Rai today. Prakash shot a total score of 222.4, while Amanpreet and Jitu settled for silver and bronze medals respectively.

Nov 03, 2017, 12:11 PM IST

Pooja Ghatkar shoots gold, clean sweep by men at Commonwealth Shooting Championships

Shahzar Rizvi (gold), Omkar Singh (silver) and Jitu Rai (bronze) registered an Indian clean sweep in the men's 10m Air Pistol event after Pooja Ghatkar clinched women's 10m Air Rifle gold. 

Nov 01, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

ISSF World Cup: Amanpreet Singh wins bronze in Men's 50m pistol finals

Amanpreet, who participated in 21 World Cups, tasted his first success at the ISSF World Cup 2017 in March 2017.

Oct 27, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

ISSF World Cup Final: Off day for India as Jitu Rai, Pooja Ghatkar fail to enter medal round

India experienced a disappointing day in the ISSF World Cup Final as both their representatives, ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai and Pooja Ghatkar in women's air rifle, failed to clear the qualification hurdle here on Thursday.

Oct 26, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

ISSF Shooting World Cup Final: Ravi Kumar finishes disappointing 8th in 10m Air Rifle

China led the medal tally after two days of competition, while India are at the fifth place with one gold.

Oct 26, 2017, 00:29 AM IST

Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu win mixed team gold at ISSF Shooting World Cup Final

The Indian duo clinched the 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team event gold at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in Delhi on Tuesday, the opening day of the competition.

Oct 24, 2017, 11:37 AM IST

ISSF World Cup Finals: Ankur Mittal, Jitu Rai in focus

The in-form double trap exponent Ankur Mittal and pistol ace Jitu Rai will spearhead India's challenge in the prestigious ISSF World Cup Finals, which the country is hosting for the first time, from Tuesday onwards.

Oct 23, 2017, 13:12 PM IST

Ace shooter Heena Sidhu slams chief pistol coach Pavel Smirnov

Heena works with her coach and husband Raunak Pandit.

Jun 15, 2017, 20:06 PM IST