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Today on International Women's day we decided to list down 10 young Indian women who will inspire you to follow your dreams.

A good day at the shooting range for birthday boy Shahu Mane. Followed up making the finals in the Sr. Men Air Rifle event with a third place finish in the Junior and second place in the Youth Finals.

Three Lakshya Shooters made it to the finals of the Selection Trials 1 in Trivandrum in the Sr Air Rifle Men event. Qualifying scores:
Hriday Hazarika 630.7
Shahu Mane 630.1
Kiran Jadhav 629.3
While Shahu finished 8th and Hriday 6th, Kiran topped the table with 253.4 bettering the World Record final score by 0.6. (Of course the world record will not be recognized in a national competition)

Double delight for Lakshya Shooting Ladies in Air Rifle (Youth) Janhavi Khanvilkar proves her worth after mixed team Gold with another yellow metal to he kitty in Individual Air Rifle. Zeena not to be left behind won the Bronze this time.

3 Medals in Mixed Team Air Rifle events today for our Shooters in the 63rd NSCC at MPSA Bhopal. 1. GOLD: Lakshya Shooter JanhaviKhanvilkar teaming up with Rudrankksh (PTKS) of Maharashtra defeating the experienced Mehuli Ghosh and Sirinjoy of WB. 2. SILVER: Lakshya Shooting Club's Khelo India shooter duo of Zeena Khitta and SuryaPratapBhanstu in 10m. AR (Youth) both from HP. 3. BRONZE: The same Maharashtra duo also won Bronze against UP. Double delight for the Maharashtra team. @ Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Khelo India

Good signs of progress from the Junior girls at the second selection trials at Trivandrum. Zeena Khitta finishes third in the finals, with Aakriti and Mayuri finishing fifth and seventh respectively! Khelo India

The much awaited Premier Invitational Tournament 11th RR Lakshya Cup is all set to be held at the Karnala Sports Academy on 28-29th Dec 2019! Top guns will battle it out once again, in a contest you wouldn't want to miss! Stay tuned for more exciting news on the Khelo India

Lakshya Shooting Club is very happy to inform that 11 of our shooters are selected to be a part of the national squad announced by NRAI for 2020. Best wishes to all who have made the cut!

lakshya shooting Maiden international medal for our Shooter @jadhavkiran10 (Navy) at the SAF Games in Nepal in 10 m. Air Rifle event. Well done boy. Way to go! He finished behind Pankaj Kumar (Army) of India, who won the Gold medal!

Congrats to our shooters for qualifying for the Nationals thru the All India GVMavlankar Shooting Pre-National competition at Ahmedabad in 10 m. Air Rifle. Wishing them much luck at the National stage.
1. Kalyani Patne (Special mention for this gritty 39 yr old mother of two) 2. Apoorva Mhatre
3. Abhilash patil
4. Mayuri Pawar
5. Parth Rane
6. Sharvari Marathe
7. Sahil Nandvdekar
8. Sayli Lalit
9. Udit Gupta
10. Riddhi Gadkari
11. Mikhil Karande
12. Dakshesh Khatavkar
13. Gauravi Dorlikar
14. Pragyashri
15. Lasya
Good work by coaches Smita, Onkar and Tejas with support from Ramesh Sir and Suma ma'am...

Lakshya Shooters Shine at National Interschool Championships organised by SGFI (School Games Federation of India) at Indore, MP. Congratulations to our winners who participated in the 64th #SGFI National Shooting Championship at Indore.
Mayuri Pawar : Open Sight National Interschool Champion! Girls U-14 Ind. Gold & Team Gold (Mah)

Amanda D'Souza : Peep sight Girls U-17 Team Silver (Mah)

Sushmita Mishra : Peep sight Gitls U-14 Team Gold (Mah)

Dikshant Gupta : Peep sight Boys U-19 Ind. Silver & Team Silver (Raj)

1 Dec, 2018

Lakshya Shooting Club is glad to host the Inter-school DSO Zonal Competition for 2018 from 5 to 7 Dec at the Shooting Range at Karnala Sports Academy, Panvel under the aegis of DSO-Raigad, Department of Sports and Youth Welfare, Govt. of Maharashtra and supported by Maharashtra Rifle Assn. For details contact your District Sports Officer or call Ramesh Sir 9987988025 (only during office hours 11.00 am to 5.00 pm) Peepsight Air Rifle and Pistol match shall be shot on Megalink Electronic Targets in whole score. Open sight matches on paper targets.

October 24, 2018

Lakshya Shooter and National Squad member, Kiran Jadhav won the 7th National Selection Trials in 10 m. Air Rifle (Sr. Men) at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Ranges in New Delhi on 24 Oct with a fantastic finals.

August 26, 2018

In the recently concluded West Zone Shooting Championship held in Ahmedabad, we are happy to confirm that 14 shooters from Lakshya Shooting Club qualified for the Nationals. Hardwork on part of Shooters and coaches has shown good results.
Amanda Dsouza: (Fr. Agnel Vashi Range)
3 Golds in all Air Rifle Women's event - Youth Junior and Senior

Kudum Vennela Reddy: (Karnala Sports Academy Panvel Range)
Sr. Women: Bronze
Jr. Women: Silver
Youth Women: Bronze

Swapnil Malgaonkar (Karnala Sports Academy Panvel Range)
Sr. Men: Silver

Pawan Andhare (Karnala Sports Academy Panvel Range)
Air Rifle MQS: 1st Rank with a fabulous score of 399/400

April 09, 2018

Coach Suma Shirur talks about CWG 2018 performance of shooter Mehuli Ghosh

December 28, 2017

Press Confernce at Press Club Mumbai to announce RR Lakshya Club 2017, News Coverage.

February 03, 2018

Watch World Record Holder, Olympian and Arjuna Awardee – Suma Shirur talk about what it took her to break the shackles and set a world record in this episode of Just a Minute with Raj Munot.

August 06, 2016 Former Olympic Finalist Suma Shirur spoke to CNN-News18 Sports Editor Digvijay Singh Deo about the shooting contingent's chances.

August 29, 2018

Suma Shirur (Lakshya Shooting Club Founder) receives the Savvy Excellence Award 2017 from Amruta Fadnavis (wife of CM of Maharashtra) at a glittering ceremony at the Taj Santa Cruz Mumbai.

December 23, 2017

Eyes Forward, Mind Focused, Heart Ready, Game On, World! Love this slogan by Sets up the tone for the premier Men- Women mix competition of India for the best of India on 29 Dec 2017 at Karnala Sports Academy. Be there to watch your favourite stars of Indian Rifle Shooting scene slug it out for the All Silver Rotating Cup currently held by last year's champion Meghana Sajjanar. This year the it gets only bigger and grander courtesy the great support from our sponsors.

February 13, 2018

Riçe shooter Suma Shirur today shot a perfect 400/400 to equal the world record enroute to winning the women's 10m air riçe title in the Asian Shooting Championships in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The gold medal winning effort also gave her a berth in the Athens Olympics alongside Anjali Vedpathak Bhagwat.

May 22, 2015

Suma Shirur's Lakshya Shooting Club lifts the third Mumbai Mayor Cup Shooting Championships 2015 for air rifle Shooting held at the Sw. Savarkar Rifle Club Shooting Range at Shivaji Park between May 10-17.

December 28, 2017

The International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) has stipulated that male and female competitors will fire 60 shots each, starting January 1, 2018, to usher in gender equality in the sport.