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1659. 

The first Indian who was elected as ISSF Vice President?

[A]. Gagan Narang
[B]. Vijay Kumar
[C]. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
[D]. Raninder Singh

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The elections were held during the General Assembly meeting of ISSF in Munich in which Raninder secured 161 votes to make it to the coveted position. The 51-year-old Raninder is currently the president of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI). The NRAI president was also awarded the ISSF diploma of honor gold medal at the General Assembly by the outgoing longest-serving president of the ISSF, Olegario Vazquez Rana, who was at the helm for 38 years. Vladimir Lisin, of Russia, was elected as the seventh president of ISSF and Alexander Rather was elected as the new secretary general of ISSF in the same General Assembly meeting.

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