Sikhs that shoot

August 13, 2008 Source: thelangarhall.com

Abhinav Bindra was considered a child prodigy, but has had limited success on the largest competitive stages. Still he is considered a medal hopeful. Bindra will be competing in the 10m air rifle competition. Qualifications and the finale will all be on Day 3 (Monday, August 11, 2008) in the afternoon

 

Mansher Singh also qualified for the Olympics after a nerve-wracking tie-shoot at the ISSF World Cup in Italy.
Mansher Singh will be competing in the Trap competition on Day 2 (Sunday, August 10, 2008) around noon.


Manavjit Singh Sandhu has had much previous success at past international competitions, but the Olympic medals have allueded him. He was bronze in the Men’s Trap at the 2006 Commonwealth Games and has had a number of other fine finishes including 4 gold medals at the Asian Clay Shooting Championships. Here is a picture of Manavjit with his proud father.

Manavjit Singh will be competing in the Trap competition on Day 2 (Sunday, August 10, 2008) around noon.

 

Avneet Kaur Sidhu is our sole female Singhni/Kaur shooter. She has been featured on a previous post here on The Langar Hall. Avneet hails from Bathinda and will be competing in the 10m Air Rifle and the 50m rifle - three positions.
Avneet’s 10m Air Rifle competition will be on Day 3 (Monday, August 11, 2008) in the morning and her 50 m rifle - three positions event will be on Day 6 (Thursday, August 14, 2008).
 

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