Ranchi Shooter Tara Shahdeo officiating International Shooting Sports Federation..

Tara Shahdeo is elevated and chafing at the bit as she is officiating as a technical official at the International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Cup which commenced on Thursday at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi.

The former Ranchi-based national-level shooter has been appointed by the National Rifle Association of India (NFAI) as one of the technical officials for the World Cup.

“I am very excited to have been appointed as a technical official and I’m looking forward to learning new things. It will also be the right exposure for me, ” said Tara.

She is one of the 10 former shooters from India appointed as a technical official for the World Cup.

“The competition begins on Friday morning. Thursday was earmarked for the assembly of participants as well as meetings. I will be on duty at the 50m shooting range, ” Tara informed.

According to her, She came back home a couple of days ago after officiating at the East Zone Shooting Championship in Asansol.

Tara has also officiated at the Khelo India Games in Assam last year, All India Inter-School Games in Bihar in 2019, and Senior National Shooting Championship in Madhya Pradesh, also in 2019.

As per the reports, it is going to be the first international event in 2021 for 13 to 15 Indian shooters who have already won a quota for the Tokyo Olympics. Shooters from 53 countries will be coming in the event which concludes on March 29.