A Facebook post by indianshooting.com simply tabulating India’s overwhelming superiority at the just-concluded ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany, is creating waves on the social media platform.
Posted in the early hours of May 21, the post has already attracted 100K likes till date, has 10K shares and attracted 2.2K comments. Five days down, the post is still attracting eyeballs and the numbers are going up by the minute.
Perhaps, India’s dominating show went some way in getting traction for the post. Indian shooters won a whopping 33 medals, including 13 gold, to finish top of the pecking order in Germany.
Incidentally, the same post shared on the Facebook page of the National Rifle Association of India have garnered just 491 likes till now.
Since the pandemic kicked in March 2020, the Facebook page of indianshooting.com has gained a lot of popularity, courtesy the string of online competitions organized by it the past two years.
Another example of the surge in numbers was evident when a post of the Junior Women’s 25m Pistol Team winning gold in Suhl also got 70K likes.
“We have been taking our social media platforms very seriously by sharing high quality and engaging content for a long time now. The huge rise in terms of engagement will help our sport connect with the masses,” said Shimon Sharif, former India shooter and founder of indianshooting.com.