Publish Date: | Thu, 18 Nov 2021 10:07 PM (IST)
MP Sports News: Bhopal (Navdunia Representative). The 64th National 50m Rifle Shooting Championship is starting from November 25 at the shooting range of Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy at Bishankhedi. From Thursday, the shooters have started dusting (testing the range).
The championship is being organized jointly by the Department of Sports and the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI). The department has completed all the preparations for the championship. More than 4000 sportspersons and officials from across the country are participating in this championship. In view of the championship, on Wednesday, the players also rehearsed by targeting under range testing. The arrival of players for the preparations for the championship is going to start soon.
Players will get world class facilities
Sports Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia is constantly reviewing the preparations for the championship. He has directed the officials that no stone should be left unturned to make the championship a success. He said that world class facilities are being provided to the players. It is a matter of pride for us that NRAI has hosted MP Shooting Academy.
International level facilities
This shooting academy is fully air-conditioned and keeping in view the international competition, dope test room, medical room, players lobby, conference room, gym hall and state-of-the-art dining hall and kitchen have been constructed. The new building has been built on the complete green building concept, in which water recharge, land scaping and plantation have been done in sufficient quantity.
Academy spread over 37 acres
In the year 2015, it was decided to expand the shooting range to encourage the shooting sport. MP State Shooting Academy has been established in Gora village Bhopal on 37.16 acres of land. A 50 meter shooting range and three trap and skeet ranges have been built in this academy. 50 lanes have been made in the 50 meter range. It is a world class shooting range and has been developed into a high performance centre.