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Para-shooter Ulhankar to represent India at Worlds

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  2 Nov 2017 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, Nov 1: Swaroop Manohar Ulhankar has been selected in an 11-member squad to represent India at the Intertiol Paralympic Committee (IPC) Shooting World Cup in Bangkok from November 5, it was announced on Wednesday. The Kolhapur based para shooter, who trains at the Gun for Glory (GFG) Shooting Academy, came into the reckoning for his gold medal-winning performances at the recent tiols and his fine showing earlier in the KSS Competition conducted by the Paralympic Committee of India. Swaroop, who trains under the head coach of GFG Anton Belak in Project Leap, will participate in the 10 metre Air Rifle Standing and Prone Competitions. He is confident of a good showing, especially as he has been training with the best equipment and that too under the guidance of some of the best coaches. “It’s been about four years that I have been training at the GFG and I have been steadily improving. Coach Anton Belak and Yuniatri Iliyas before him have worked on my shooting and I feel a lot more confident now,” Swaroop said. (IANS)

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