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.
In a first, a record 10 para shooters, have booked quota places for the Tokyo Paralympics beginning August 24.
Training in Italy under their respective coaches for the upcoming Tokyo Games, both the Indian skeet shooters skipped the ISSF World Cup in Osijek, Croatia, which will conclude on Friday.
But my family will never give up. We don’t mind selling things on the streets. We will do anything because no work is small,” says Dilraj.
Uttar Pradesh government has decided to name the shooting range in Noida after the international shooter Chandro Tomar.
The para shooters, who will participate in Lima (Peru), starting June 10, have already got their visas.
After the event, they will be taking part in the ISSF World Cup (June 22 to July 3) before flying directly to Tokyo for the Olympics.
After the continental event, the Indian shooters will compete in the ISSF World Cup, slated to be held in same city from June 22 to July 3.