Shooters ready for a competition, online

PUNE: the world of Shooting You'll finally see some action as 50 international shooters compete in an online competition likely the first of its kind on April 15.

Initiated by the former shooter Shimon Sharif , Indian shooters like Manu Bhaker (gun), Divyansh Singh Panwar , Sanjeev Rajput (both rifles) will face off against their international competitors like Hungarian Veronica Major (pistol) and Sidi Peter (rifle) in the international online shooting competition at 4 pm IST.

Los competidores iniciarán sesión a través de la aplicación Zoom desde sus ubicaciones respectivas y dispararán utilizando sus objetivos de Shooting electrónico (EST), mientras que los puntajes serán verificados en línea por un jurado internacional.

The competition will certainly help elite marksmen to verify where they are standing and that too within a budget less than a rifle position.

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The only expense here is the app's slot reservation fee, which is $ 55 (approximately Rs 4,200). There is no other expense at all, Sharif told TOI.

"The participants will be Shooting 40 shots each in both rifle and pistol matches. They will be required to put a camera in front of them, so that the jury can see them Shooting . Their electronic targets and monitors will be checked before and after the match," he added.

The current situation, where shooters around the world yearn for some completion, inspired him to hold an online meeting.

Due to the blockage, the shooters are only training at their respective locations, but they need skills to verify where they are. Since all international competitions have been phased out this year, I thought online meetings will be an ideal solution to the situation. he said.

Although the competition will be held according to international rules, Sharif said there will be no disqualifications if there is any technical problem on the part of the shooters.

"Even if a shooter gets disconnected or has some glitch with the streaming and the jury can’t see them, they will be asked to continue Shooting and finish their match. The jury can see their final score at the end of the match. Since this meet doesn’t have anything at stake, and personal assessment is the only motive here, we expect everybody to play fair. We have invited only the elite shooters for this meet, we can expect the fairness from them," he said.

The International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) can take a note or two.

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