Octogenarian shooter Chandro Tomar, who is nicknamed ‘Shooter Dadi’, has tested positive for COVID-19 and admitted to a hospital due to difficulty in breathing.
The Twitter handle of the 89-year-old legendary shooter, hailing from the Baghpat village in Uttar Pradesh, posted the development.
“Dadi Chandro Tomar has tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to a hospital due to breathing problem. God protect all - Family," a tweet on her page read.
Chandro was already 60-plus when she picked up the gun for the first time but went on to win many national competitions, even inspiring a Bollywood movie on her life.
She is believed to be the oldest woman sharp shooter in the world.
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