Today, August 5, Indian trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu will take part in the Qualification Round of the Men’s Trap Event of the 2012 London Olympics at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London.
After two Indian Shooters have won medals for India at the 2012 London Olympics, expectations are high….
Schedule of Men’s Trap Qualification Event – London 2012 :
Manavjit Singh Sandhu will take part in the Qualifying Round in Squad 6 whose schedule is as follows -
Round 1: 3.00 pm IST (C) Round 2: 5.00 pm IST (A) Round 3: 7.00pm IST (B)
After the qualifications, finals of the event will he held on 6th August 8.30 pm IST
You can watch Manavjit Singh Sandhu Live in action in Men’s Trap Event Qualifying Round live on DD Sports, ESPN and online on YouTube – http://www.youtube.com/olympic.
Live Score and Results of this event will also be available on London 2012 official website http://www.london2012.com/shooting/schedule-and-results/
Manavjit Singh Sandhu, a Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awardee in 2006 and Arjuna Awardee in 1998 gold medal at the 2006 ISSF World Shooting Championships;he won the bronze medal in the trap event at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, gold at 1998 Commonwealth Games, four silver medals at 1998 Asian Games, 2002 Asian Games, 2006 Asian Games, four gold medals at the Asian Clay Shooting Championships and the gold medal at the 2006 ISSF World Shooting Championships.
He also competed at the Olympic Games in 2004 and 2008, but could not win a medal for India in Olympics so far. He would definately wish to bring home a mdal this time around.