Renowned International sports persons Mr. Amanpreet Singh and Mr. Gurpreet Singh have been shortlisted by National Rifle Association(NRA) of India for attending training camp being organized by Sports Authority of India(SAI) at Dr. Karni Shooting Range, New Delhi, from 16th October to 18th October 2017 to train for the upcoming international shooting events.
Mr. Amanpreet Singh has qualified for ISSF shooting World Cup Final to be held in New Delhi starting from 23rd October 2017 and also for Commonwealth Championship being held in Gold Coast, Australia in 50m pistol event. He is pursuing MBA under LPU Distance Education Programme.
Olympian shooter Mr. Gurpreet Singh, recipient of Arjuna Award 2016, has also been shortlisted for commonwealth Championship in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event. He is pursuing B.A under LPU Distance Education Programme.
Both these shooters interacted with LPU Chancellor, Mr. Ashok Mittal, faculty, staff and students at the university during their visit to the campus. They explained and shared how they are preparing for the upcoming international shooting events. They mentioned the support given by LPU for their studies. LPU congratulates them for their hard work to reach this fame and also wishes for their success in the upcoming events.