Indian Shooters Names Qualified for Olympics 2024 in Paris

The Indian shooting contingent is expected to be one of the strongest at the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympics. With multiple medalists and promising young talents securing qualification, India would be looking to surpass its best-ever haul of 2 medals from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Indian shooters Names Qualified for Olympics 2024

Indian Shooters Gear Up for 2024 Olympics in Paris

MenEvent
Rudrankksh Patil10 m air rifle
Arjun Babuta
Sarabjot Singh10 m air pistol
Varun Tomar
Swapnil Kusale50 m rifle 3 positions
Akhil Sheoran
Anish Bhanwala25 m rapid fire pistol
Vijayveer Sidhu
Bhowneesh MendirattaTrap
Anantjeet Singh NarukaSkeet
WomenEvent
Mehuli Ghosh10 m air rifle
Tilottama Sen
Esha Singh10 m air pistol
Manu Bhaker25 m pistol
Rhythm Sangwan
Sift Kaur Samra50 m rifle 3 positions
Shriyanka Sadangi
Rajeshwari KumariTrap
Raiza DhillonSkeet

Men’s Squad Packs Ammo for Paris

The men’s squad possesses enormous firepower and experience in the form of Tokyo 2020 medalists Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma. They would be looking to upgrade their bronze medals to gold in Paris.

Some of the other major medal prospects in the men’s squad include:

  • Rudrankksh Patil (10m Air Rifle) – Gold medalist at ISSF World Cup
  • Arjun Babuta (10m Air Rifle) – Asian Games Gold medalist
  • Sarabjot Singh (10m Air Pistol) – Won multiple ISSF World Cups
  • Swapnil Kusale (50m Rifle 3 Positions) – World Championship Silver medalist

The squad also consists of other talented shooters like Varun Tomar, Akhil Sheoran, Anish Bhanwala and Vijayveer Sidhu who would be making their Olympic debuts.

In the shotgun events, India boasts of the experienced Bhowneesh Mendiratta in Trap and top-ranked skeet shooter Anantjeet Singh Naruka. Both have won medals in international competitions and have the ability to make it big in Paris.

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Women Gunners Taking Aim in Paris

The Indian women’s squad is spearheaded by the prodigiously talented Manu Bhaker, who has won medals across ISSF World Cups, Commonwealth Games and other top events. She would be eager to translate that success to the Olympic stage in 2024.

Other women shooters to watch out for include:

  • Mehuli Ghosh (10m Air Rifle) – Young shooter who won India its first quota at Paris 2024
  • Esha Singh (10m Air Pistol) – World Cup and Asian Championship Gold medalist
  • Rhythm Sangwan (25m Pistol) – Won multiple ISSF World Cup medals
  • Shriyanka Sadangi (50m Rifle 3 Positions) – Asian Games Silver medalist

In shotgun events, India’s hopes would ride on Rajeshwari Kumari (Trap) and Raiza Dhillon (Skeet) who have shown tremendous improvement over the last couple of years.

With a well-rounded squad possessing both youth and experience, the Indian shooting contingent would be expected to scale greater heights in Paris 2024 than ever before. The focus would be on converting the potential and promise into Olympic glory next year.

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