Raninder Singh is first Indian to be elected as vice-president of International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF)
Raninder Singh, son of current Chief Minister of Punjab Amarinder Singh, has become the first Indian to be elected to be elected one of the four vice-presidents of the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) after securing 161 votes for the post in Munich. An international level trap shooter, Singh also heads the president of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) since December 2009. Recently, India’s Olympic and world champion shooter Abhinav Bindra has been bestowed with the prestigious ISSF’s highest shooting honour ‘Blue Cross’at the General Assembly in Munich for his outstanding services as the chairman of the International Shooting Sport Federation’s Athletes Committee. The Blue Cross is the highest laurel for shooters given by the ISSF.
Topics: Abhinav Bindra • International Shooting Sport Federation • National Rifle Association of India • Pretenders • Punjabi people • Raninder Singh • Shooting sports • Shooting sports in India • Sport in India • Sport shooters