Heena Sidhu bags Bronze medal in shooting

Heena Sidhu bags Bronze medal in shooting

Heena Sidhu (born 29 August 1989) is an Indian sport shooter.  Sidhu became the first Indian pistol shooter to reach number one in world rankings by the International Shooting Sport Federation.  Sidhu became the first Indian pistol shooter to win a gold medal in an ISSF World Cup finals when she won the 10 metre air pistol event.

Sidhu’s father was a national sports shooter. Her brother is also a shooter in the 10 metre air pistol event. Sidhu’s uncle is a gunsmith and gun customizer. On 7 February 2013, Sidhu married Ronak Pandit who is  also a pistol shooter who also acts as her coach.

After the first five shots, Heena Sidhu was at 5th position.  Heena was consistent in her first series with scores of 9.6, 9.6, 10.0, 10.5 and 10.2 to finish with a score of 49.9.

Heena Sidhu wins bronze! She started with a near-perfect 10.8 under tremendous pressure, but her second shot was a poor 9.6. She comes home with a medal; India’s 9th in shooting at this Asian Games.

Congratulations Heena Sidhu on your achievement.
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