While securing a Olympic Quota Anjum also becomes the first woman to win an Individual Air Rifle medal at the World Championships in the Senior category last year.
Zeena’s father, Prithvi Raj Khitta, is an apple farmer. She claims that she learnt about rifles from her grandfather who used it to keep wild animals away from their apple orchards.
Himachal Pradesh’s Zeena Khitta won gold in the 10m air rifle event at the Khelo India Youth Games with a score of 251.3 on Tuesday.
Fourteen-year-old Esha Singh won a gold in the Asian Shooting Championships in November 2019. The pistol shooter from Hyderabad had displayed great form…
In September 2018, Anjum became the first Indian shooter to secure am Olympic quota for India. She claimed silver medal in Women’s 10m air rifle event at ISSF World Championships in South Korea and emerged on top.
The remarkable shooter from Himachal Pradesh went ahead in the game to surpass the likes of world No. 1 Elavenil Valarivan, World No. 3 Apurvi Chandela, Anjum Moudgil and West Bengal’s Mehuli Ghosh.
Veteran women’s rifle shooter Sawant, who also competes in the 50m rifle prone, shot an incredible gold at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia, last year.
Chinki Yadav finished second in the 25m pistol finals, and thus secured India’s second Olympic quota at the Asian Shooting Championship on Friday in Doha, Qatar.
Last year, the new shooting prodigy was felicitated as the national champion, after she bettered India’s best- Heena Sidhu and Manu Bhaker to win three gold medals at the 62nd National Shooting Championships.
World No. 8 Anjum shot 253.9 in the finals, a full point ahead of India teammate and World No.1 Apurvi Chandela’s mark of 252.9.
Ace shooter Apurvi Chandela won her second gold of the season in 10m air rifle event at the third ISSF World Cup of 2019,…
Ace shooter Apurvi Chandela has already secured Olympic 2020 berth for India after performing brilliantly at the 52nd ISSF World…