Hailing from Tam Taran district of Punjab, Gurpreet’s claim to fame is winning 2 Gold and Individual Bronze at 2010 Commonwealth Games. Starting his career in Shooting in 2007, he is serving the Army. Supported by Army and Olympic Gold Quest, he is participating in two events at Rio.
Birth: 1987, Amritsar
Club: Army Marksman Ship Club
Personal Coach: Smirnov Pavel
National Coach: Sunny Thomas
At Rio 2016:
10 m air pistol Failed to reach final, finished 20th.
25 m rapid fire pistol
Gold with Vijay Kumar Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol (Pairs) 2010 Commonwealth Games
Gold with Omkar Singh Men’s 10m Air Pistol (Pairs) 2010 Commonwealth Games
Bronze Men’s 25m rapid fire pistol (Singles) 2010 Commonwealth Games