Heena Sidhu: Personal Life

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Heena Sidhu is an Indian shooter. She along with Annu Raj Singh won the gold medal in women's Pairs 10 metre air pistol at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.[1] Heena (384) and Annu (375) won the 14th gold medal for India from the shooting range. She also won a silver medal in the singles event. Heena Sidhu | Medal record | Women's shooting | Commonwealth Games | Gold | 2010 Delhi | 10 metre air pistol(Pairs) | Silver | 2010 Delhi | 10 metre air pistol (Singles) | Asian Games | Silver | 2010 Guangzhou | Women's 10m Air Pistol Team |
August 29, 1989 (age 23 years)
Heena Sidhu, Date of birth

Personal life
Heena is a Punjabi and was born in Ludhiana. Her home town is Patiala. She studies BDS (Dental Studies) and is quite fond of painting
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This was despite the fact that unofficial flags are banned at the Olympic Games and the Aboriginal flag, while recognized as official in Australia, is not a national flag, nor recognized by the International Olympic Committee.[10][11] Freeman also made the final of the 200 m, coming sixth.[12] In honour of her gold medal win in Sydney, she represented Oceania in carrying the Olympic flag at the opening ceremonies of the next Olympics, in Salt Lake City, joining Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Africa), John Glenn (The Americas), Kazuyoshi Funaki (Asia), Lech Wałęsa (Europe), Jean-Michel Cousteau (Environment), Jean-Claude Killy (Sport), and Steven Spielberg (Culture).[citation needed]
Throughout her career, Freeman regularly competed in the Victorian Athletic League where she won two 400 m races at the Stawell Gift Carnival.[13] Freeman did not compete during the 2001 season. In 2002, she returned to the track to compete as a member of Australia's victorious 4x400 m relay team at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
Freeman announced her retirement in 2003.[14]
Since retiring from athletics Freeman has become involved in a range of community and charitable activities.