Gagan Narang, Olympic Medallist (London Olympics), recipient of Padma Shree (2010), Arjuna Award (2005) and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2010) along with Co-Founder Pawan Singh, Jt. Secy. General NRAI and their foundation Gagan Narang Sports Promotion Foundation have been working towards the promotion and development of shooting as a sport. Ever since its inception in 2011, the foundation has been able to produce 5 Olympians, 134 international medals and 12 shooters currently part of the National squad.
As part of the GNSPF’s endeavor to broad base the Olympic sport of Shooting in India, the Foundation is hosting the inaugural Corporate Shooting Championship in Gachibowli, Hyderabad at GFG Shooting Academy, Gachibowli.
The event is expected to see participants competing for top honors both across Amateur & Open Category. The Championship is aimed at both Amateurs (who are not associated with the sport) as well as existing shooters in their respective categories and will accord them a chance to shoot with firearms under ISSF certified coaches. The foundation would be providing all equipment's to the participants for the event. The participants will also be given gun handling & safety training and practice under certified coaches before the match.
We are also delighted to inform you that all proceeds from the event will go towards the development of existing state shooting infrastructure as well as towards training scholarships to talented shooters from the State of Telangana, thus serving the dual purpose of taking one of most successful individual Olympic sport of India to masses as well as upgrade and support existing infrastructure & talent from the city of Hyderabad.