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Heena Sandhu 10 m Air Pistol score recognized as World record

Jan 31, 2014 15:11 IST

Heena Sandhu’s score of 203.8 in 10 m Air Pistol set at the Munich World Cup in November 2013 was recognized as World record on 30 January 2014.

The declaration was officially made by the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF). The declaration of the ISSF came following the adoption of new format.

image At the Shooting World Cup held in Munich, Germany in November 2013, she had defeated the World Champion Zorana Arunovic of Serbia by 5.2 points in the final to win the Gold.
Heena, thus, became the first Indian woman ever to hold the world record in Shooting World Cup. Co-incidentally at the World Cup in November 2013, she also became the first Indian woman to win Gold in Shooting World Cup. She shot to fame with winning the Gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

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