Proving his shooting prowess once again, LPU student Gurpreet Singh has clinched two Silver medals at International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup competition held in New Delhi. He has won medals in two different competitions- 25m Rapid Fire Pistol (Mixed Team) and 25m Rapid Fire Pistol (Men Team). Prior to this competition, he also has many illustrious international and national winning record to his credit.
Employed with Indian Army, Gurpreet Singh is pursuing MBA from LPU through distance education mode. Congratulating the winner, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal invoked him to prove his shooting skills at ‘Olympics’ also, on getting a chance. Highlighting, LPU provides scholarships to national and international level achievers in various fields so that they can enhance their academic qualifications along with pursuing their passion.
Worth mentioning, already Arjuna Awardee & Olympian, Gurpreet has to his credit international medal from 25m standard pistol individual competition (men) at 52nd ISSF World Shooting Championship held in Changwon, South Korea; a silver medal in the senior men’s standard pistol event; and, many other. He represented India in Rio Olympics 2016 and secured 7th place in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event; won gold medals (with games record) in 25m and 10m Rapid Fire Pistol events and Bronze medal in 25m Individual event in 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games; Silver medal in 25m Centre Fire Pistol Men’s Team event during 2014 Asian Games (Incheon); and, numerous other medals and distinguished positions.