65th National Shooting Championship | 02 Dec 2022

Why In News?

On December 1, 2022, Manu Bhaker of Haryana won all the three gold medals at stake in the 25 meter pistol while performing brilliantly in the 65th National Shooting Championship being played in Bhopal. Manu won gold in the senior and junior categories of 25m pistol. Earlier, he had also won gold in the team event of senior and junior competition.

Key Points

  • The 20-year-old shooter from Haryana, Manu Bhaker, defeated CRPF's Pushpanjali Rana 33-27 in the final of the women's section, while in the junior section she defeated her own state's Vibhuti Bhatia 32-24. Vibhuti won bronze in the women's section and Meghna Sadula of Telangana in the junior section.
  • The 65th National Pistol Shooting Championship is being held from November 20 to December 10, 2022 at the Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy at Bishankhedi in Bhopal.
  • More than 5,000 players are participating in this National Shooting Championship.