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13th Asian shooting championship – Overview

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The 2015 Asian Shooting Championships is being held in between November 1 to November 12. This tournament is an Asian qualifying tournament for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. However, this qualification event lost its Rio Olympics’ qualification status when the IOC suspended Kuwait NOC for government interference.

Venue : Kuwait

Asian shooting championship

Top 5 Ranks 

Rank Country Medals
1  South Korea 49
2  China 37
3  India 35
4  Iran 16
5  Kazakhstan 4

Winners of Rifle events

Medal Individual Junior
Men’s 50 m Pistol
Gold  Park Dae-hun (KOR)  Zhang Bowen (CHN)
Silver  Jitu Rai (IND)  Abdul Hadi Abd Malek (MAS)
Bronze  Pang Wei (CHN)  Sumedh Kumar (IND)
Men’s 25 m Rapid Fire Pistol
Gold  Li Yuehong (CHN)  Shivam Shukla (IND)
Silver  Zhang Fusheng (CHN)  Park Jung-Woo (KOR)
Bronze  Kim Jun Hong (KOR)  Jaekyoon Lee (KOR)
Men’s 25 m Standard Pistol
Gold  Jang Dae-kyu (KOR)  Achal Pratap Grewal (IND)
Silver  Mahendra Singh (IND)  Park Jung-Woo (KOR)
Bronze  Tuguldur Oyun (MGL)  Jaekyoon Lee (KOR)
Men’s 10 m Air Pistol
Gold  Jin Jong-oh (KOR)  Bae Jaebeom (KOR)
Silver  Pang Wei (CHN)  Zhang Bowen (CHN)
Bronze  Pu Qifeng (CHN)  Sumedh Kumar (IND)
Women’s 25 m Pistol
Gold  Zhang Jingjing (CHN)  Zhou Qingyuan (CHN)
Silver  Han Yoojung (KOR)  Kim Hee-sun (KOR)
Bronze  Cao Lijia (CHN)  Chinki Yadav (IND)
Women’s 10 m Air Pistol
Gold  Heena Sidhu (IND)  Shri Nivetha Paramanantham (IND)
Silver  Otryadyn Gündegmaa (MGL)  Shinemurun Nyamdorj (MGL)
Bronze  Kim Jang-mi (KOR)  Kim Heesun (KOR)

Winners of Pistol event

Indian players in pistol events

Gold :
Shivam Shukla, Achal Pratap Grewal,  Shainki Nagar, Heena Sidhu and Nivetha Paramanantham

Silver :
Jitu Rai, Mahendra Singh.

Bronze :
Sumedh Kumar,Sumedh Kumar, Samarjit Singh and Chinki Yadav.