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Suma Shirur

Co-founded LSC in 2006 and nurturing it till date. Her love for shooting sports kept her attached to it, first as a shooter and then as a coach. Whatever task she took on has been done to perfection, which can be seen in her achievements. She is the heart and muscle of LSC through which the club keeps moving forward. Programme developed by her and used by head and assistant coaches of the club help the shooters progress from grassroots to elite level.


  1. Dronacharya and Arjuna Awardee, 2022 and 2002
  2. Olympic Finalist at Athens, 2004
  3. World Record at Kuala Lumpur, 2004
  4. Multiple Medals at International (Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and Asian Shooting Championship) and National Level


  1. B.Sc. (Chemistry)
  2. NCC Alumna from 1 Mah Girls Battalion

Experience: Coaching experience of more than 17 from grassroots to elite levels. Having coached Olympians & Paralympic champions along the way.

  1. Chief Coach of Indian Shooting Team – Senior (2021 – till date)
  2. Chief Coach Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy (2018 – till date)
  3. Member of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) as Sportsperson of Outstanding Merit (SOM) (2023 – till date)
  4. Member of Khelo India High Power Committee (2018 – till date)
  5. Chief Coach of Indian Shooting Team – Junior (2018 – 2021)
  6. Special Invitee for the ‘Olympic Task Force’ commissioned by the Govt. of India in 2017
  7. Special Invitee for the ‘TOPS’ (Target Olympic Podium) Scheme of National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) under the MYAS of Govt. of India in 2015
  8. Mentor to the ‘Abhinav Bindra Foundation & GO Sports Foundation Shooting Development Programme (2014 – 2016)
  9. Member of ad-hoc committee to run the day-to-day affairs of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and also conducting its re-elections.

Personal Interests: Trekking and reading

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Lakshaya Shooting Club

A non-profit organization established in 2006 by Olympian Suma Shirur. The organization is registered as a Trust and a Society under the relevant acts.

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