Abhinav Bindra believes India has several medal prospects in shooting at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
The 2020 Olympic Task Force, of which Bindra was a part, has submitted its report to the union sports ministry two months ago, he said
Bhopal: Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra on Wednesday said India has several medal prospects in shooting at the 2020 Olympics.
"India has several medal prospects, but taking anyone's name is not correct," Bindra said, when reporters asked him about promising shooters who can win medals at the next Olympics.
The 2020 Olympic Task Force, of which Bindra was a part, has submitted its report to the union sports ministry two months ago, he said.
Earlier, he inaugurated 10 metre, 25 metre and 50 metre shooting ranges at the Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy in Bhopal. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was also present.
The shooting ranges follow international standards.
Elavanil finished 16th after shooting 626.5 over six series of 10 shots each, while the more experienced Apurvi settled for the 36th place after aggregating 621.9 at the Asaka Range.
Finals are where legends are written and the highly rated Saurabh never recovered from his initial shots which consigned him to last place after five.
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