Amanpreet Singh, a MBA student at Lovely Professional University has once again proved his mettle by winning a gold medal in 25 meter ‘Standard Pistol’ event during XVII Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting Championship 2017. This seven day championship was held under the banner of National Rifle Association of India in New Delhi. Amanpreet Singh showed extraordinary caliber by scoring the top position amongst world renowned shooters like Mahaveer Singh, Deepak Sharma and olympian Vijay Kumar. He won from Mahaveer Singh, after both the shooters were tied on the score of 572.
Amanpreet Singh has also brought laurels for the country and the university by bagging first position in a team event during 48th Grand Prix of Liberation Plzeň (Czech Republic) 2017. He teamed with Jitu Rai and P.N. Prakash, world-class shooters from India, and scored a collective of 1658 points at the event. Amanpreet and his team members defeated the strong teams of Russia and Germany at this event.
Congratulating Amanpreet on his achievement, LPU Chancellor, Mr. Ashok Mittal says,
“LPU always strives to encourage the budding players and artists of national and international repute by providing them recognition, rewards, and scholarships so that they can pursue their passion along with their studies. We are happy that Amanpreet has once again made LPU proud.”