Sonia Rai from Himachal wins silver in shooting team event at Asian games

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The women’s 10m air pistol team comprising Harveen Srao, Sonia Rai and Shweta Choudhury has bagged the silver with a tally of 1142 points in 15th Asian games going on at Doha. Sonia belongs to Soonpur in Baijnath area in Himachal and studied at Baijnath.

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Coach Csaba Gyorik with the air pistol women team which won the silver medal at the Asian Games, (from Left) Sonia Rai, Harveen Srao and Shweta Chaudhary (Pic courtesy:indianshooting)

Sonia got her first major international medal by winning the bronze in women’s 10 m air pistol at ISSF World Cup at Resende in Brazil in April.

An IT professional for 17 years, based in the US since the last 12 years. Founded NGO My Himachal and then Himachal Media Pvt. Ltd.. A Himachali forever. Always trying to bring together people whose hearts beat for the state.

3 Comments

  • Akshaykumar Bhateria says:

    Hi,
    Congrats for great success and thanks for bringing
    a medal for country.

  • chandan says:

    Hi,

    congratulation to you. I am vry keen to learn about shooting, but i don’t know how? basically i belong Mandi (HP). i have two pistols and one air gun. i enjoyed when i play with them. Now i want to take it seriously as a career.Plz give me some information related, Club or association that i can join .

    chandan

  • Sanjay says:

    Great Job , well done sonia.

    Tusi great ho.

    BTW ….One small information is wrong here in the page.
    She has done her studies from Delhi but not from baijnath.
    I know because we are friends and classmates.

    Once again heartily congrats sonia.

    Cheers Party

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