This goo was worth a point in January 2023.

publication date: Wednesday, January 18, 2023 (part of January 2023)

category: Competitions

clue: Not many grandmothers embark on professional sports careers, and fewer still choose sharpshooting, but this Indian woman struck a bullseye and became a feminist icon.

explanation: Tomar took up sharpshooting in her late sixties and won numerous championships, becoming a popular icon for the sport well into her eighties. She hit a bullseye with the very first shot she ever took on a gun range, and her life and career were depicted in the movie Saandh Ki Ankh ("Bull's-Eye"). more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, and Richard Slominsky


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