Chandigarh, July 11, 2015: Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh student Mr.Namanveer Singh Brar has on Friday secured Bronze medal in Men’s Double Trap Shooting in World University Games 2015 at Gwangju City in South Korea.
Mr.Ankur Mittal of Manav Rachna, Faridabad and Mr. Asgar Hussain Khan of Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi were the other team members that won the bronze medal for India in the team event. India Shooters won three bronze medals in the three team events of Men’s Double Trap Shooting, Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Team and Men's 10m Air Rifle Team.
Mr. Namanveer Singh Brar has also represented Indian Universities in Men’s Trap Shooting.
Previous year, Mr. Namanveer had won gold medal at Masters Meet in Patiala, which was organized by National Riffle Shooting Association of India.
Twenty two years old, Mr. Namanveer is a second year student at Department of Laws.
Earlier, he completed graduation from DAV College, Chandigarh, which is also affiliated with PU. He did schooling from The Lawrence School – Sanawar (Himachal Pradesh) and St. Johns School, Chandigarh.
Meanwhile, Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh Vice Chancellor Prof Arun Kumar Grover has
congratulated Mr.Namanveer Singh Brar for bringing laurels to the country and the university by winning Bronze medal in Men’s Double Trap Shooting event at World University Games 2015. Congratulating Mr. Brar and PU Department of Sports for the major achievement, Prof Grover said that the achievement would motivate other sports persons of the University to further excel in the field of sports. / (SK Vyas, Jalandhar)