2008 Olympics gold medallist Abhinav Bindra led the way as capturing fraternity paid homage to previous India shooter Pournima Zanane who handed away a short while ago right after a tough-fought struggle with Most cancers.
The 42-yr-previous, who was a nationwide file holder in 10m air rifle event, represented the country at numerous ISSF Globe Cups, Asian Championships and other functions. Later on on, after retiring in 2012, she took to coaching and was also honoured with the Shiv Chhatrapati Sporting activities award by the Maharashtra authorities.
Abhinav Bindra and other individuals console Pournima Zanane’s dying
“Deeply shocked and distressed by the news of premature demise of an previous pal Pournima Zanane. She was an worldwide shooter and ISSF coach. Our friendship goes again to junior group times.. But we will meet up with someday, somewhere again,” said veteran shooter Joydeep Karmakar on Twitter.
RIP Pournima. You will be tremendously skipped.
— Abhinav A. Bindra OLY (@Abhinav_Bindra) June 21, 2020
“RIP Pournima. You will be significantly missed,” reported Bindra even though responding to Karmakar’s tweet.
“We can not think that you are no more time with us. This is a tragedy for us, we will pray for you pricey friend Pournima Zanane. Rest in peace,” claimed Jaspal Rana.
Former Indian shooter Suma Shirur mentioned: “Pournima Zanane’s untimely departure from the earth is incredibly unhappy news. As a colleague & competitor, her energy & enthusiasm to do issues in spite of a prolonged illness will usually be remembered! My teammate in the Railways, we won numerous medals alongside one another both of those nationwide & worldwide.”