New Delhi: Indian shooters will land a single goal in the Asian Championship to be held in Qatar. The Olympic tournament in the capital, Doha, will compete for 38 Olympic quotas. India's 41-member strong shooting team will go on to win the Olympic quota at the 14th Asian Championships starting on November 3. The selection committee of the National Rifle Association of India announced the team on Wednesday, which consists of 15 Olympic event shooters.
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It also includes six entries in the minimum qualification score category other than the competition. Rifle shooter Sanjeev Rajput has been placed in the MQS category of the men's 10-meter air rifle event. This was done to ensure that Sanjeev could be retained for the Tokyo event if the second Olympic quota of this event is not achieved.
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Divyansh Panwar had secured a quota for India in 10-meter air rifle out of the maximum two quota that the country would get. Some new faces have also been placed in the senior Indian team with Shravan Kumar (Men's 10m Air Pistol) alongside Abhishek Verma and Saurabh Chaudhary.
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