Indian shooters will be able to train without having to travel away from their home ranges amid the COVID-19 pandemic as Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said ammunition will be made available to them at their doorstep.
While the Olympic core group shooters living in and around the national capital resumed training in July and August on their own after the Sports Authority of India (SAI) decided to open the Dr Karni Singh Range, those living elsewhere could not risk travelling under the current circumstances, making do with training at home.
Rijiju visited the range on Wednesday and also addressed the concerns of the shooters.
“Checked the facilities at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range. Training has resumed and all health safety measures are in place. Taken decision that best quality ammunitions for our top shooters will be made available at their doorsteps wherever they are…