Szucsak appointed India's rifle coach for third time

Last Updated: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 17:40 hrs

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Veteran rifle coach Laszlo Szucsak was Wednesday appointed by the National Rifle Association of India for a third stint with the Indian shooters.

The Hungarian, whose past stints with Indian team, was from 1998-2000 and 2004-2009, will be getting a salary of $8,500. Laszlo is widely regarded by Olympic medallist shooters Abhinav Bindra and Gagan Narang.

Among other foreign coaches, Atlanta Olympic champion Ennio Falco of Italy will be in charge of the skeet team and San Marino's Danielle Del Din will be looking after the junior shotgun team.

Italian Marcelloo Dradi's contract has been extended as the shotgun coach. Dradi will be training the team for 160 days in a calendar year and will be paid $550 dollars per day.

The NRAI is yet to decide on the pistol team's coach.

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