Asian Clay Shooting kicks off from tomorrow

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Jaipur, Feb 21 (UNI) Defending champion Manavjeet Singh and Ronjan Sodhi will start their campaign from tomorrow in the Asian Clay Shooting Championship at the Jagatpura shooting range.

Manavjeet Singh, who is trap shooter will face the tough fight against Kuwait and Qatar while Ronjan Sodhi, who was very disappointed here because he did not get much cartridge from the National Rifle Association of India (NRI) for the practice said that he is hopeful to do his best in the championship.

Baljeet Singh Sethi, secretary general of NRI said that India is the champion in trap event, which will play on Friday while got silver medal in the double trap.

Star shooter of the city Rajyavardan Singh Rathore are expected to come to part in the championship on Saturday. A total 148 shooters including 34 of India were participating in the championship. As many as 14 countries are taking part.

Today, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has inaugurated the tournamnt. NRI president Digvijay Singh, Asian Shooting Confederation technical chairman B Bunnag and Urban Minister Surendra Goyal were also present on the occasion.


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