Heena Sidhu and Chain Singh won Gold at 7th Asian Air Gun Championship
Heena Sidhu won the gold medal in the Women’s Air pistol event at the 7th Asian Air Gun Championship in Kuwait
Heena Sidhu on 10 March 2014 won the Gold medal in the Women’s Air pistol event at the 7th Asian Air Gun Championship in Kuwait.
Heena topped the qualification stage with 386 and won the Gold medal with a score of 200.3, Chia Ying Wu of Chinese Taipei won the Silver (198.3) and Wadha Al Balushi from Oman won the Bronze (177.3).
In Team Event, Heena along with Shweta Chaudhary and Harveen Srao won the Silver medal with a total score of 1138 (20x). China won the Gold with a score of 1138 (21x) and Chinese Taipei won the Bronze with a score of 1134.
Men’s rifle event
Chain Singh won the Gold with a score of 206.0. While the Silver and Bronze were won by Chinese Qin Cong (204.5) and Liu Zhinguo (183.7) respectively.
About Heena Sidhu
• At present Heena is the world record holder in finals with a score of 203.8 at ISSF World Cup in Munich, Germany in 2013.
• Heena Sidhu is the third Indian shooter after Anjali Bhagwat and Gagan Narang to win in the Rifle World Cup Finals in 2013.
• She won the gold medal along with Annu Raj Singh at the Common Wealth Games in New Delhi, 2010.