India’s Arjun Babuta will be among eight top shooters from across the world to compete in an upcoming online competition named ‘TOPGUN.

The virtual event will be held from April 29 to May 8.

The 22-year-old Babuta, who is from Chandigarh and registered with the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), has got the nod to participate in the competition from the sport’s governing body, organiser Shimon Sharif said.

Babuta won silver in Junior Men’s 10m air rifle at the 2017 Asian Championships and has three ISSF Junior World Cup bronze medals.

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“I have designed this competition to make it very interesting and viewer-friendly. Some of the best shooters in the world will be seen competing one-on-one against each other for the first time ever. I want to give it a look of a video game with complete stats of the shooter,”…

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