2008 Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra led the way as capturing fraternity paid homage to previous India shooter Pournima Zanane who handed away a short while ago after a hard-fought struggle with Cancer.
The 42-yr-old, who was a national history holder in 10m air rifle event, represented the place at multiple ISSF Planet Cups, Asian Championships and other functions. Later on, following retiring in 2012, she took to coaching and was also honoured with the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports activities award by the Maharashtra authorities.
Abhinav Bindra and others console Pournima Zanane’s loss of life
“Deeply stunned and distressed by the information of untimely demise of an previous mate Pournima Zanane. She was an intercontinental shooter and ISSF coach. Our friendship goes back to junior crew times.. But we will meet up with someday, someplace once more,” reported veteran shooter Joydeep Karmakar on Twitter.
RIP Pournima. You will be greatly skipped.
— Abhinav A. Bindra OLY (@Abhinav_Bindra) June 21, 2020
“RIP Pournima. You will be drastically skipped,” stated Bindra although responding to Karmakar’s tweet.
“We cannot think that you are no for a longer period with us. This is a tragedy for us, we will pray for you dear good friend Pournima Zanane. Relaxation in peace,” explained Jaspal Rana.
Former Indian shooter Suma Shirur stated: “Pournima Zanane’s premature departure from the entire world is very unfortunate information. As a colleague & competitor, her vitality & enthusiasm to do issues irrespective of a prolonged sickness will constantly be remembered! My teammate in the Railways, we received several medals with each other the two nationwide & worldwide.”
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