Heena Sidhu Pulls out of Shooting Championship - Reason

Indian ace pistol shooter Heena Sidhu is in the news for the past 24 hours, here are the reasons for the sudden outbreak. In a press conference held two days ago, Heena Sidhu had announced that she is going to pull out from the latest Asian Championship held in Iran due to the compulsory hijab rule for all women athletes. Heena Sidhu thinks that making such a law is against the spirit of sport. The championship is scheduled to start from December at Tehran, the capital of Iran.

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The two-time Olympian has already written a statement to NRAI ( National Rifle Association of India ) regarding her stand against the hijab rule. NRAI has already welcomed her decision.  Heena Sidhu finished 14th after getting eliminated in Rio Olympics 2016. She has already won two gold medals for India in the world cup and Asian qualifiers for Rio Olympics 2016. If you want to know more about Heena Sidhu, Please check out Heena Sidhu Wiki link provided below.
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