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Harpreet Singh bags silver in shooting

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 10:47am IST | Place: Karnal | Agency: ANI

  • Harpreet Singh (L) with the other winners.

Indian shooter Harpreet Singh won silver in men's 25m rapid fire pistol event at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

Harpreet Singh's mother told ANI, "We are so happy that we cannot express our happiness. He was interested in shooting since childhood. His talent was recognized when he went to navy. The medal is for the entire country and has made both Karnal and his country proud."

Overwhelmed by the joy, his sister said, "I am feeling very good that he has made his family and country proud by winning the gold medal."

Abhinav Bindra has won gold in the men's 10m Air Rifle, while Malaika Goel bagged the silver medal in women's 10m Air Pistol.

Shooter Manavjit Sandhu yesterday bagged a bronze in the men's trap event at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. 


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