New Delhi: Double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi will miss the upcoming Commonwealth Games to be held at Scotland beginning July 23. Sodhi, Asian Games gold medallist, has failed to make it the 30-member team that was selected by the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI). But Beijing Olympic Games champion in 10m air rifle Abhinav Bindra and London Games medalists Gagan Narang have been included in the team. Apart from rifle and pistol, team has been selected for shotgun event.
In the 2010 Commonwealth Games held in New Delhi, Indian shooters won 14 Gold, 11 Silver and 5 Bronze Medals. Shooting alone contributed 30 medals out of 101 medals won by India.
Team: Men: SANJEEV RAJPUT, GAGAN NARANG (50 M RIFLE 3 POSITION ), GAGAN NARANG,JOYDEEP KARMAKAR (50 M RIFLE PRONE), ABHINAV BINDRA, RAVI KUMAR (10 M RIFLE), VIJAY KUMAR, HARPREET SINGH (25 M RAPID FIRE PISTOL), JITU RAI, GURPAL SINGH (50 M PISTOL), P.N. PRAKASH, OM PRAKASH (10 M PISTOL).
Women: LAJJA GAUSWAMI, ELIZABETH SUSAN KOSHY (50 M 3 RIFLE POSITION), LAJJA GAUSWAMI, MEENA KUMARI (50 M RIFLE PRONE), AYONIKA PAUL, APURVI CHANDELA (10 M RIFLE), RAHI SARNOBAT, ANISA SAYYED (25 M PISTOL), HEENA SIDHU, MALAIKA GOEL (10 M PISTOL). MANAVJIT SINGH SANDHU, MANSHER SINGH (TRAP MEN), MOHD ASAB, ANKUR MITTAL (DOUBLE TRAP).