Abhinav Bindra to compete in European Cup in Germany

Chandigarh: Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra will be participate in the European Cup International shooting competition at Hannovar, Germany.

The competition is being held from April 30 to May 3 and 27-year-old Bindra will be competing on May 2.

This is the biggest air rifle shooting competition in Germany, with 1050 shooters participating from 27 countries.

"This is Bindra`s part of training ahead of the World Championship," the shooter`s coach Dr Uwe Riesterer, who is monitoring his preparation for the 2012 London Olympics, said today.