Aishwarya to represent India in ISSF in Egypt, next month

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Aishwarya to represent India in ISSF in Egypt, next month

Saturday, 29 January 2022 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy's Olympian player Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar will represent India at ISSF (International Shooting Sport Federation) World Cup.

The championship will be organized in Cairo, Egypt in February-March, 2022. Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar will represent the Indian team in individual, team and mixed team events of the World Cup. It is noteworthy that Aishwarya participated in the Tokyo Olympics and reached the finals.

Expressing happiness State Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia congratulated her.

Aishwarya is being trained in Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy since 2015. In the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics 2020, Aishwarya won India an Olympic quota in the 50m rifle three position and also participated in the Olympics with the Indian shooting team. Aishwarya Pratap has so far won 10 medals in international competitions including 4 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze. In national competitions, Aishwarya Pratap has earned 38 medals including 21 gold, 8 silver and 9 bronze.

She created a new world record in the Junior World Cup by scoring 459.3 points in the 50m rifle three position and won the gold medal for the country. She is being trained under the guidance of Chief Instructor of Shooting Academy Suma Shirur, Sunita Lakhan Vaibhav Sharma and Aparajita Singh.

Meanwhile, three boxing players of State are selected in Asian Youth and Junior Asian Championship.

The championship will be held in Amman, Jordan from February 27 to March 15, 2022. Players including Aman Singh Bisht, 92+ Kg Weight Category (Youth), Anand Yadav, 54kg Weight Category (Youth) and Rishabh Singh Sikarwar, 80 kg weight category (Junior).

The players are trained under the guidance of Chief Instructor of Boxing Academy, Roshanlal.

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