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NRAI named 48-member Indian Squad For ISSF World Championships | Olympic Silver Medalist Vijay Returns

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The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) on Friday named the 48-member Indian rifle and pistol squad for the upcoming International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Championships. Th event is to be held from October 12 to 25, 2022 in Cairo, Egypt. 

Olympic silver medalist, Vijay Kumar has been selected in the Indian squad for the upcoming ISSF World Championships, and this will be his biggest tournament since the London Games.

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Vijay Kumar and World Championship silver medalist Anjum Moudgil will lead the Indian contingent at the ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Championship 2022.

The experienced campaigners will also be seen like Manu Bhaker, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, Elavenil Valarivan, and Divyansh Singh Panwar who qualified in the junior section.

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Shiva Narwal will lead the Indian trio in the men’s 10m air pistol. On the other hand, Swapnil Suresh Kusale, who has been among the best exponents in rifle shooting, especially in small bore, will also be participating in his first World Championships.

Another Indian shooter, Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar will also be seen competing in his first world championships.

INDIAN SQUAD FOR ISSF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2022

Individual Events

  • 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men 50m Rifle 3 Positions Junior Men
  • Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar Pankaj Mukheja
  • Swapnil Suresh Kusale Surya Pratap Singh
  • Niraj Kumar Sartaj Singh Tiwana
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10m Air Rifle Men 10m Air Rifle Junior Men

  • Arjun Babuta Divyansh Singh Panwar
  • Kiran Ankush Jadhav Sri Karthik Sabari Raj
  • Rudrankksh Balasaheb Patil Vidit Jain

25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Junior Men

  • Anish Sameer
  • Vijayveer Sidhu Adarsh Singh
  • Vijay Kumar Udhayveer Sidhu

10m Air Pistol Men 10m Air Pistol Junior Men

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  • Shiva Narwal Samrat Rana
  • Naveen Sarabjot Singh
  • Vijayveer Sidhu Sagar Dangi

50m Rifle 3 Positions Women 50m Rifle 3 Positions Junior Women

  • Anjum Moudgil Nischal
  • Sift Kaur Samra Nupur Kumrawat
  • Ashi Chouksey Nikita Kundu

10m Air Rifle Women 10m Air Rifle Junior Women

  • Mehuli Ghosh Ramita
  • Elavenil Valarivan Nancy
  • Meghana Sajjanar Tilottama Sen

25m Sports Pistol Women 25m Sports Pistol Junior Women

  • Manu Bhaker Esha Singh
  • Rhythm Sangwan Naamya Kapoor
  • Abhidnya Ashok Patil Vibhuti Bhatia

10m Air Pistol Women 10m Air Pistol Junior Women

  • Yuvika Tomar Esha Singh
  • Rhythm Sangwan Shikha Narwal
  • Palak Varsha Singh

Team Events

50m Rifle 3 Positions Men Team 50m Rifle 3 Positions Junior Men Team

  • Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar Pankaj Mukheja
  • Swapnil Suresh Kusale Surya Pratap Singh
  • Niraj Kumar Sartaj Singh Tiwana

10m Air Rifle Men Team 10m Air Rifle Junior Men Team

  • Arjun Babuta Divyansh Singh Panwar
  • Kiran Ankush Jadhav Sri Karthik Sabari Raj
  • Rudrankksh Balasaheb Patil Vidit Jain

25m Rapid Fire Pistol Men Team 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Junior Men Team

  • Anish Sameer
  • Vijayveer Sidhu Adarsh Singh
  • Vijay Kumar Udhayveer Sidhu

10m Air Pistol Men Team 10m Air Pistol Junior Men Team

  • Shiva Narwal Samrat Rana
  • Naveen Sarabjot Singh
  • Vijayveer Sidhu Sagar Dangi

50m Rifle 3 Positions Women Team 50m Rifle 3 Positions Junior Women Team

  • Anjum Moudgil Nischal
  • Sift Kaur Samra Nupur Kumrawat
  • Ashi Chouksey Nikita Kundu

10m Air Rifle Women Team 10m Air Rifle Junior Women Team

  • Mehuli Ghosh Ramita
  • Elavenil Valarivan Nancy
  • Meghana Sajjanar Tilottama Sen

25m Sports Pistol Women Team 25m Sports Pistol Junior Women Team

  • Manu Bhaker Esha Singh
  • Rhythm Sangwan Naamya Kapoor
  • Abhidnya Ashok Patil Vibhuti Bhatia

10m Air Pistol Women Team 10m Air Pistol Junior Women Team

  • Yuvika Tomar Esha Singh
  • Rhythm Sangwan Shikha Narwal
  • Palak Varsha Singh

Mixed Team Events

50m Rifle 3 Positions Mixed Team 50m Rifle 3 Positions Junior Mixed Team

  • Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar Pankaj Mukheja
  • Anjum Moudgil Nischal
  • Swapnil Suresh Kusale Surya Pratap Singh
  • Sift Kaur Samra Nupur Kumrawat

10m Air Rifle Men Mixed Team 10m Air Rifle Junior Mixed Team

  • Arjun Babuta Divyansh Singh Panwar
  • Mehuli Ghosh Ramita
  • Kiran Ankush Jadhav Sri Karthik Sabari Raj
  • Elavenil Valarivan Nancy

25m Rapid Fire Pistol Mixed Team 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Junior Mixed Team

  • Anish Sameer
  • Simranpreet Kaur Brar Tejawani
  • Vijayveer Sidhu Adarsh Singh
  • Rhythm Sangwan Payal

10m Air Pistol Mixed Team 10m Air Pistol Junior Mixed Team

  • Shiva Narwal Samrat Rana
  • Yuvika Tomar Esha Singh
  • Naveen Sarabjot Singh
  • Palak Varsha Singh

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