Indian Para Shooters to Participate in Paris Olympics

  • 11 Jul 2024

On July 10th, 2024, Indian Para Shooters, Rubina Francis and Swaroop Unhalkar secured quota for Paris Paralympics under bipartite rule.

Key Points

  • The Paralympic Committee of India had applied for two bipartite (wildcard) spots for Rubina in women’s 10m air pistol SH1, who has a world ranking of No. 2, and Unhalkar in men’s 10m air rifle SH1.
  • Rubina, a gold medalist in the Hangzhou Asian Games in 2023, and Unhalkar have been consistent performers in international events.

Paralympic Committee of India (PCI)

  • PCI is the apex body for promotion and development of Para Sports for the persons with disabilities in India. Paralympic Committee of India is a recognized National Sports Federation (NSF) by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS), Government of India.
  • PCI is registered in Bengaluru, under Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960