International sportspersons, Mr. Amanpreet Singh (pursuing MBA) and Mr. Gurpreet Singh (pursuing BA), students of Lovely Professional University Distance Education programme, have been shortlisted by National Rifle Association (NRA) of India for attending training camp being organised by Sports Authority of India (SAI) at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range, New Delhi from 16th to 18th October 2017 as part of their preparation for upcoming international shooting events.
Mr. Amanpreet Singh has qualified for ISSF shooting World Cup Final to be held in New Delhi starting from 23rd October 2017 and also for Commonwealth Championship being held in Gold Coast, Australia in 50m pistol event.
Olympian shooter Mr. Gurpreet Singh, recipient of Arjuna Award 2016, has also been shortlisted for commonwealth Championship in 25m Rapid Fire Pistol event.
During their visit to LPU campus, both these ace shooters interacted with Chancellor, staff members and students of the university and detailed about their preparation for the upcoming international events. They also expressed their happiness on the encouragement and study related support they are getting from the university. While interacting with these students, Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal conveyed his best wishes and motivated them for bringing more laurels to the country.