India's ace shooter Heena Sidhu learns a life lesson in Japan

Updated: Dec 13, 2017, 19:21 IST | A Correspondent

India’s star pistol shooter Heena Sidhu, 28, had a unique experience in Japan recently on the sidelines of the 10th Asian Championships in Wako City

India's star pistol shooter Heena Sidhu, 28, had a unique experience in Japan recently on the sidelines of the 10th Asian Championships in Wako City. The leading markswoman won a bronze in the pistol event. We're not referring to that though. Instead, this is about an off-the-range incident that left her wiser.

Heena Sidhu at the Worli shooting range in 2016
Heena Sidhu at the Worli shooting range in 2016

Heena took to Twitter to explain what happened: "In Japan tipping is considered rude. On our first day, the waiter refused a tip when we offered it for one of the best services we have ever had. We later learned that they believe their job is to do a good job and just a thank you is enough. Life lesson to be learned." We agree!

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