It's indeed a big test of mental strength for Deepali and the shooters. The scars of Tokyo might linger on for some time but the only way forward is to get results in future competitions.
The Indian trio shot a total of 10 to finish ahead of their German counterparts Fabian Otto, Felix Luca Hollfoth and Tobias Gsoell (2) in the gold medal contest on Friday.
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Shooters who were tipped to challenge for medals have missed out and they are currently under intense scrutiny. Like most people, Narang is also surprised by the results so far.
Whether you are 19 like Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker, or 40, pressure shows no mercy.
Barring Saurabh Chaudhary, the shooters have been unable to get anywhere close to their old happy state.
India's dismal show in shooting over the last four days at the Tokyo Olympics has become the topic of discussion.
Yashaswini Singh Deswal, the first-timer at the Games, recovered from a subdued start to end 13th, with a total score of 574.
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Anjali, the first Indian shooter to reach an Olympic final, said the consistent performances of the athletes will definitely result in Olympic medals in the upcoming Games.
All of the 15 shooters are capable of winning medals, but few are seen as sure shot to secure podium finishes in the events that start on Saturday.
The problem with the distribution of practice slots arose as athletes from all competing nations were training at the same venue, Asaka Shooting Range.
India will be fielding a 15-member shooting squad and this is the most number of athletes that the country has sent to the Games.
Four days ahead of the upcoming Olympics, the Indian shooting contingent on Monday began their training here in Tokyo.
Indian shooting and boxing contingent at the Olympics would not be required to undergo a quarantine period as they have landed in Tokyo.
The Indian shooting team will land in Tokyo on Saturday morning with the first competition scheduled for July 24.