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    Wedding bells for Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar

    Vijay Kumar with Priyanka Sharma - indianshooting.com photo

    Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar is all set to tie the knot with Priyanka Sharma, a school teacher.

    The two who have known each other since a year will be getting married on January 22 in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh.

    The 31-year-old, Vijay is also getting retired from the Indian Army on February 28.

    He had joined the Army in 2001 and in 2003 was attached to the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) in Mhow where he was groomed to emerge as one of country’s best pistol shooter.

    Vijay had won the silver medal in Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol at the 2012 London Olympics.

    Vijay had won three gold and one silver medal in the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, two gold medals at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, one gold and one bronze in 2006 Doha Asian Games, two bronze medals at the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games and also has two World Cup silver medals to his name.

    Vijay was awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2012 and Padma Shri in 2013.


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