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Heena Sindhu wins gold medal in Commonwealth Shooting championship

Heena Sindhu wins gold medal in Commonwealth Shooting championship
Written by Abhishek Rana

Heena Sindhu triumphed at the shooting range again, winning the Gold Medal at Commonwealth Shooting Championship. Heena scored a strong 240.8, and beat the Australian competition, Elena Galiabovitch, who could only manage 238.2, and won silver medal.  Kristy Gillman, also from Australia, scored 213.7, and won the bronze medal. In other events, Deepak Kumar earned a bronze medal in 10m Air Rifle competition. Sindhu has been ascending all year long as an exceptional shooter, having won another gold medal,  ISSF World Cup final, that was conducted in New Delhi, earlier this month. Sindhu had been partnered with Jitu Rai.

Heena also won a bronze medal at the 10 air pistol competition at Grand Prix of Liberation Plaza Shooting Championships, that had been conducted in the Czech Republic.

Another win for Heena is yet another sign of women being capable of doing anything. Born and raised in Ludhiana, Punjab, Heena has a degree in dental surgery and is married to the shooter, Ronak Pandit. She is right handed, and is right handed dominant and was the first Indian woman to win a gold medal at ISSF world cup. She has gone on to win other competitions too, and it seems that she’ll be having a bright future ahead in the shooting field.

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Abhishek Rana

Since my early childhood, I’ve loved writing, watching movies and having an opinion. Now, I do it professionally. Always looking for new ways to challenge myself.