Jaipur’s woman shooter Apurvi Chandela met and clicked a selfie with Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in New Delhi yesterday. This is the occasion of meet Rio Olympics participants who will represent the India at the forthcoming Olympic Games at Brazil, with Prime Minister Narendar Modi and also Pm also wished them good luck.
It is worth noting that Apurvi Chandela will be participating in the 10 metre air rifle event in the Rio Olympics Brazil. The Prime Minister appreciated her achievements and wished her well for the Olympics games. He was meeting all the sportspersons who going for Rio Olympics Brazil.
Apurvi Chandela expressed her gratitude to the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) for all the help and support provided for the Olympic preparation.
Apurvi Chandela will now be heading to Lucerne, Switzerland for training and will fly from there to Rio de Janerio on 24 July. It is to be recalled that Apurvi won the gold medal in 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Apurvi Chandela, the 10 meter air rifle shooter, became the world champion at the Swedish Cup Grand Prix in Sweden. Chandela broke the record of the Chinese Olympic Gold Medallist, Yi Siling by scoring 211.2 as against 211 by her.
This is also a good achievement of India, India will be sending its biggest ever contingent to the Olympics this year with more than 100 athletes having already qualified in 13 sporting disciplines.