Joydeep Karmakar to be Part of Indian Shooting Team for Asian Games

Updated: 14 August 2014 20:51 IST

Olympic medallists Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang and Vijay Kumar would all be in the 43-member Indian shooting team for the 2014 Asian Games to be held at Incheon, South Korea from September 19.

Joydeep Karmakar to be Part of Indian Shooting Team for Asian Games
A file photo of Indian shooter Joydeep Karmakar. © AP

Asansol, West Bengal:

Olympian Joydeep Karmakar has been selected in the 43-member Indian shooting team for the 17th Asian games to be held at Incheon, South Korea from September 19.

"Out of the 43 shooters, 26 are men and 17 are women," said VK Dhall, president of the West Bengal Rifle Association, who has been nominated as the team manager.

Olympic medallists Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang and Vijay Kumar would all be in the team, Dhall said.

Topics : Shooting
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