I almost forgot how to shoot during lockdown: Divyansh

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New Delhi, Mar 20 (PTI) Divyansh Singh Panwar was fighting his own battle as the world grappled with the coronavirus-enforced lockdown.
The Indian shooter 'almost forgot' how to shoot, something that had earned him laurels, including an Olympic quota and medals of all colours across the world.

On Saturday however, the 18-year-old 10m air rifle specialist showed that he is getting back to his old self, with a bronze medal in the ISSF World Cup here.

The world number one had no qualms in admitting that the shutdown had affected him gravely.

'During lockdown my confidence, motivation took a hit, it seemed there was nothing left, no plans for future and we didn't know what's in store ahead, in a way everything became blank,' Divyansh told reporters after his medal-winning effort.

'As we started practising, we felt good but before that, there was no competition for such a long time that I almost forgot shooting... It happens…
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