India's only individual Olympic gold medallist, Abhinav Bindra, has been re-elected as member of the seven-men Athlete Commission of the International Shooting Sport Federation, the global body governing the sport.
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Omung Kumar, who is making his directorial debut with ‘Mary Kom’, which stars Priyanka Chopra as Olympic bronze medallist boxer M.C. Mary Kom, says the National Award winning actress will add "commercial value" to the film.
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In what can be termed a huge honour, Abhinav Bindra, India`s only individual Olympic gold medallist, has been chosen to be the international shooting body`s representative for IOC`s elite International Forum, to be held in Singapore from June 27 to 29.