Heena Sidhu is an Indian sport shooter. She was born on 29 August 1989 in Ludhiana, Punjab, India. Heena Sidhu age is 29 years old. Sidhu became the first Indian pistol shooter to reach number one in world rankings by the International Shooting Sport Federation.
Shooter Heena Sidhu won a bronze medal in Asian Games 2018 at Jakarta, Palembang. Heena shot 219.3 in 10m air pistol final .
(Heena Sidhu in action at Asian Games 2018)
The gold went to China’s Wang Qian, whose 240.3 was a Games Record.South Korea’s Kim Minjung took the silver, aggregating 237.6
On 28 August 2014, Sidhu was conferred the Arjuna Award.
Heena Sidhu Biography/Personal Information
Heena Sidhu was born on 29 August 1989 at Ludhiana, Punjab, India.
In 2013, Sidhu received a Bachelor of Dental Surgery.
Sidhu’s father was a national sports shooter.
Sidhu married Ronak Pandit, on 7 Feb 2013, who is also a pistol shooter who is also her coach.
Heena Sidhu lives in Goregaon, Mumbai.
Heena Sidhu height is 163 cm (5 ft 4 in).
Heena Sidhu weight is 50 Kg (111 lb).
Heena Sidhu is Alma Mater of Yadavindra Public School, Patiala Gian Sagar Dental College.
Heena Sidhu Career in Shooting
Sidhu began shooting in 2006, participating in the national junior and senior teams she was the part of Patiala Club.
In 2009, Sidhu won a silver medal at the ISSF World Cup in Beijing.
Sidhu, with Annu Raj Singh and Sonia Rai, won a silver medal in the Women’s 10 m air pistol team event at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.
In 2012 Summer Olympics in London she competed in the women’s 10 metre air pistol event, finishing twelfth in the qualification round.
In 2013, Sidhu became the first Indian pistol shooter to win a gold medal in an ISSF World Cup finals when she won the 10 metre air pistol event.
In the 2014 Indian National Shooting trials, Sidhu won by 0.1 point over Rahi Sarnobat in the women’s air pistol event.
In 2017, Sidhu won gold medal in women’s 10 metre air pistol event at the Commonwealth shooting championships in Brisbane
n 2016, Sidhu pulled out of the Asian Air Gun Championships in Tehran because Iran made the wearing of the hijab mandatory for female participants.
At the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Sidhu won a silver medal in the women’s 10 metre air pistol event and a gold medal in the women’s 25 metre air pistol event.
At the 2018 Asian Games, Sidhu won a Bronze medal in the women’s 10 meter air pistol event held at Jakarta.