Bindra, others condole demise of former India shooter Pournima

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2008 Olympics gold medallist AbhinavBindra led the way as shooting fraternity paid homage to former India shooter Pournima anane who passed away recently after a hard-fought battle with cancer

New Delhi : 2008 Olympics gold medallist AbhinavBindra led the way as shooting fraternity paid homage to former India shooter Pournima anane who passed away recently after a hard-fought battle with cancer.

The 42-year-old, who was a national record holder in 10m air rifle event, represented the country at multiple ISSF World Cups, Asian Championships and other events. Later on after retiring in 2012, she took to coaching and was also honoured with the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports award by the Maharashtra government.

"Deeply shocked and distressed by the news of untimely demise of an old friend PournimaZanane. She was an international shooter and ISSF coach.

Our friendship goes back to junior team days.. But we will meet someday, somewhere again," said veteran shooter JoydeepKarmakar on Twitter.

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