Heena Sidhu is the ace sport shooter of India. She stole the lime light in 2014 when she got World Number 1 Rank by ISSF. She is the third Indian to have won the Gold Medal in a pistol World Cup Final, the other two being Anjali Bhagwat and Gagan Narang.
Heena had represented India in two Olympics – London and Rio. Unfortunately, she couldn’t justify her potential in these two events.
Profile of Heena Sidhu
Heena Sidhu was born on 29th August, 1989 in Ludhiana, Punjab. By caste, she is a Jat. Her family has many gun smith and her uncle Inderjit Sidhu is a professional guns customerizer and Gun Smith. It was quite natural for her to take interest in shooting because of the family environment.
Heena Sidhu’s father Rajbir Sidhu was also a professional shooter. Though, he couldn’t achieve much at the International level, he always supported Heena to do wonder in her chosen field.
Heena was always a brilliant student. Apart from study, she used to take keen interest in extra curriculum activities – shooting and painting. She completed Bachelor in Dental Surgery – BDS – in 2013. However, she has no plan to become a professional dentist in near future. She is concentrating only on shooting.
Boyfriend and Husband of Heena Sidhu
Heena is quite beautiful and has got gifted physical features. Her attractive face can draw the attention of any guy. She got many proposals throughout her school and college days. However, she never wanted to be in a committed sort of relationship. There was possibility of her losing track after getting into any relationship.
It was only in 2012 when she got in a relationship. The name of her boyfriend was Ronak Pandit, who was also a professional shooter. Obviously, they met in a shooting event and developed interest in each other.
Later, it is Ronak with whom she got married.
Asian Airgun Shooting Championship, Iran and Heena Sidhu
Heena is the reigning king of Asian Airgun Shooting Championship. The event was going to happen in 2016 in Iran. However, Iran insisted that all female participants in the event will have to wear a hijab. Being a Islamin Republic, Iran wants to push every female participants to follow the traditional Islamic dresses. This was a sort of draconian demand. Heena resisted and said that organizer should keep off religious matters in sport events.
Iran didn’t listen and hence Heena decided to withdraw her name from the event. Obviously, she got appreciation throughout the world for this of her stand.
Biography of Heena Sidhu
Name: Heena Sidhu
Date of Birth: 29th August, 1989
Bra Size: NA
Highest Education: BDS
School: Yadavindra Public School, Patiala
College: Gyan Sagar Medical Institute
Height: 163 cm
Husband: Ronak Pandit