Ace shooter Apurvi Chandela has been ranked at the top spot in world in Women’s 10m air rifle category. This news has resulted in celebratory waves in her home towns of Udaipur and Jaipur.
While Apurvi is staying in Jaipur with her parents, her grandmother, uncles and aunts are based out of Udaipur. Apurvi’s family in Udaipur celebrated with distribution of sweets and bursting of firecrackers.
The rankings were released on Wednesday night and came as a pleasant surprise for the Chandela family. Apurvi has already won gold in Shooting World Cup, gold in Glasgow Commonwealth games and bronze in Gold Coast Commonwealth games. She had also won the gold medal in ISSF World Cup in February this year. The world number 1 ranking is another feather in her cap.
Apurvi said that her next target is Munich Shooting World Cup. She has started preparation for the same. As part of her preparation, she makes a conscious effort to stay away for all activities that spend negativity.
Readers might remember that Apurvi had inaugurated Rifle Shooting Range at Delhi Public School, Udaipur.