Jaipur shooter Apurvi set for international competitions


Jaipur, April 13: Jaipur’s Olympian shooter Apurvi Chandela, the 10-meter air rifle specialist is readying for international competitions. She would represent India in International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup competitions as well as the 48th Grand Prix of Liberation.

The Commonwealth Gold Medalist, Chandela will be participating in the 48th Grand Prix of Liberation in Plzeň in Czech Republic from May 2 to 8.

She will also be competing in ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol in Munich in Germany from May 17 till 24 and ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol in Gabala in Azerbaijan from June 6 to 14. The other members of the Indian women team will be Pooja Ghatkar and Meghna Sajjakar.

Chandela will be preparing for the competition in training camps in Munich (Germany) and Baku (Azerbaijan) in the months of May and June.

Chandela had won the gold medal in 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. She has also participated in the Rio Olympics 2016.

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