Guns don't kill people - they only make it easier. But guns earn bread and butter
for a whole lot of others. We're not talking assassins or hit men here - we're
talking sportsmen and shooters. After a host of important sporting initiatives,
Hyderabad now plays the host for another biggie. This time around, it's the National
Some 871 shooters will cross their barrels in this sporting event of gigantic
proportions. The sportsmen will be competing for 200 medals in over 66 individual
and team events. Teams from all over the country will be taking part, with the
strongest contingency being from Maharashtra (127 members). All the top shooters
will be here except the one practicing with the US Olympic team.
The Sius Ascor scoring system will be used for the very first time for a national
event. Another first-timer will be the Champion Of The Champions contest, in which
the winners of various categories will take part in air rifle and air pistol events.
In almost every event that happens in town, there are new initiatives taken. Hyderabad
sure knows how to set super benchmarks. So don't miss to catch the action as soon
as you can. It's not everyday that you get to see so many shooting stars in a