Chandro Tomar, still going great guns

Her right hand stretched out at a right angle to her torso, Chandro Tomar is absolutely still. A steady hand, she says, is what it takes to master a loaded gun. She would know. Since the late 1990s, Tomar has been competing and winning in the discipline of pistol shooting, a sport she only took up in the seventh decade of her life. Her head

Chandro Tomar, still going great guns 2018-02-02T09:36:37+00:00

This 87-year-old Granny from India Is the World’s Oldest Sharpshooter

Aged 84, Chandro Tomar, known fondly as ‘Revolver Dadi’ or ‘Shooter Dadi’ is the world’s oldest sharpshooter, with more than 30 national shooting championships under her belt. Mother of six and grandmother of 15, she learned to shoot at the tender age of 65. Based in a small village named Johri in the Bagpat district of the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Chandro Tomar is a perfect

This 87-year-old Granny from India Is the World’s Oldest Sharpshooter 2018-01-29T07:41:24+00:00