Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tokyo Olympics: India’s hope in shooting -Elavenil Velarivan

With 31 days to go for Tokyo Olympic Games, All India Radio will focus on young female shooter Elavenil Valarivan.

Today we talk about Tamil Nadu born Indian female shooter Elavenil Velarivan who started her shooting journey from Shamskar Dham Shooting Range and after that she refined her game at Gagan Narang Academy.

She finished first in the 2019 ISSF 10m Air Rifle World Cup in Rio de Janeiro.In this achievement of his, She made her stand in the claim of medals in the Olympics 2020. Elavenil’s medals began in 2018 when she won a gold medal at the Junior World Cup and a World University Games silver medal in 2019. The pace of medals did not stop here. She also won the gold medal in the Junior World Cup held in Suhail in 2019. Elavenil says on her hopes of participating in the 2020 Olympic Games and winning a medal. Elavenil won his maiden gold medal in the 10m air pistol senior category at the Asian Air Gun Championships in Taipei. Elavenil Velarivan, a 21-year-old female shooter, is now hoping for a record and medals in the Olympics.

Now it will be waiting for shooter Elavenil Velarivan to perform at his best in the Tokyo Olympics and make the country proud by winning a gold medal for India.

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