Top Shooters of AP

Gagan Narang

Gagan Narang has made India proud by winning the first Olympic medal for the country in 2012.

Participated in last Olympics and qualified for this year olympics in London. Won many world cups, world championships, commonwealth games, Asian and Nationals, He participated in 10mts Air Rifle, 50 mts Rifle Prone Participated in last Olympics . WHe was the first Indian to qualify for the London Olympics. He won the Bronze Medal in the Men's 10 m Air Rifle Event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London with a final score of 701.1 on 30 July 2012.

Gagan Narang is a gold medalist in the Afro Asian games, 2003 in Hyderabad on 26 October 2003 in Men's 10m air rifle competition. He had won an air rifle gold medal at the World Cup 2006 and followed that event in April 2010.

In a pre-Olympic event in Hannover, Germany, Gagan shot a panis air rifle score higher than the world record, 704.3 as opposed to 703.1 set by Thomas Farnik of Austria in the World Cup 2006. Gagan qualified for the 2008 ISSF World Cup Final after he won a gold in the World Cup in China earlier in 2008. Gagan shot a perfect 600 in the qualification round. He scored 103.5 in the final round making total score of 703.5 to gain the universe record. On 4 November 2008 he broke Austria's Thomas Farnik's record, set in the 2006 World Cup final in Granada, Spain.  Gagan Narang added 4 gold medals to the Indian tally at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. In the Men's 10 m air rifle singles event, he shot a perfect 600 which was a new record. Gagan also clinched a silver medal in his pet event at the Asian Games 2010. He also combined with Abhinav Bindra and Sanjeev Rajput to provide the country with another silver, in the team event behind champions China. Both of his silvers were won on the opening day of Asian Games.

Awards & Recognitions

In recognition with his achievements, Gagan Narang was conferred with the Padma Shree Award in 2010. Gagan Narang was selected for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award for 2010. This is the highest sports award in the country. He was conferred the award by then president Pratibha Patil on 29 August 2011. Also Gagan Narang was invited by the organisers of the Indian Grand Prix to wave the chequered flag in the 2012 Indian Grand Prix.

Asher Noria

Won medals at Junior level in double Trap event, Won medals in World cup, World championship, Common Wealth Games, Nationals.

Noria represented Andhra Pradesh in national level competitions winning several medals. From 2007 onwards, he started winning medals for India in international competitions.

Noria's foray into international competitions began with Cyprus World Championships where he finished sixth.

At the Kuwait Asian Shooting Championships, he met Ahmed bin Hasher Al Maktoum, his idol and the gold medal winner in the double trap event at the 2004 Summer Olympics. Noria found this meeting to be inspirational and holds it close to his heart.

At the 2008 Singapore Open, Noria won his first international gold medal.

His next gold medal came 2 months later at the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games, where he bettered the national record set by Rajyavardhan Rathore at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Noria won the gold medal at the 2009 International Junior World Cup Shooting Championship in the same category. At the 2010 World Championships in Munich, Noria won the gold medal in junior double trap event.

In the process, he also created a new national record in the junior category double Trap event, Won medals in World cup, World championship, Common Wealth Games, Nationals.

Kynan chenai

Won medals at junior and senior level in Trap events. Mr.Kynan also won medals at world cups, World Championship and Common Wealth Games and Nationals. Shotgun Trap Shooting (National & International Level):

Took up the sport in 2003 and won the following competitive events in 2008.

Gold Medal at National Junior Men's Trap Shooting 50st National Shotgun Championships 2007, Ahmedabad, India
Gold Medal at Trap Shooting, Common Wealth Youth Games 2008, Pune, India
Gold Medal at National Junior Trap Shooting 51st National Shotgun Championships 2008, Jaipur, India
Silver Medal at Trap Shooting Asian Clay Championships 2008, Jaipur

Amit Sanghi

Won medals at International competition and present 1st Indian to hold international record by 115 in Belgrade, he participated in Skeet events.

by 115 in Belgrade, he participated in Skeet events.

National champion, Masters champion , National Games Champion and National record holder

Rashmee rathore

Won medal at world cup and present National Champion in women's Skeet event.

Gusti Noria

Represented India in skeet shooting in Cyro and got a National team medal in Gauhati

Darius Chenai

Was national champion in Trap shooting