The lawyer who picked up the pistol and won plenty of medals in shooting will go back to the court room, ill at ease with the utter lack of activity in the sporting arena due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
And Abhishek Verma is fairly confident of striking a balance between shooting and legal practice.
The multi-faceted Verma, who also holds a BTech in computer science, wants to deal with cases related to cyber crime.
A double gold medallist at World Cup and one who was able to keep up the pace with his compatriot Saurabh Chaudhary’s meteoric rise, Verma had been contemplating this move for sometime.
The lack of activity in sports due to the health crisis means he will soon be doing legal practice alongside his current “top priority” shooting.
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