LPU DistanceEducation student bagged Silver Medal in 52nd ISSF WorldChampionship at Changwon, South Korea

LPU Distance Education student GurpreetSingh has bagged Silver Medal in 25m Standard Pistol Men Individual Competition during the 52nd World Championship of International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) at Changwon, South Korea. Pavlo Korostylov of Ukrain and Junhong Kim of Korea bagged Gold and Bronze medals respectively. With this medal, India's medal tally has gone up to 11 Gold, 9 Silver and 7 Bronze making this India's best ever performance in the championship. India stands third in the medal tally behind China and Korea.

Gurpreet Singh along with another LPU DE student AmanpreetSingh and veteran India shooter Vijay Kumar also secured 4th position in the team event of the same competition.

Gurpreet Singh is an Arjuna Award winner shooting sportsperson, who is serving in India Army and pursuing his graduation from LPU Distance Education.