Anjum Moudgil Shooting: Age, ISSF World Cup, Medals, Arjuna Award
Updated on: Aug 6, 2021 10:45 am IST
Anjum Moudgil Born on 5th January 1994, Anjum Moudgil is an Indian sport shooter and is one of the country’s biggest Olympic hopefuls in 2020 Summer Tokyo Olympics. She is the only second Indian woman shooter to bag a World Championship medal (after Tejaswini Sawant). Anjum is known for her dexterity in both 10m Air Rifle and 50m Rifle 3-positions categories.
Born in Chandigarh, Anjum took up shooting while studying in Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School in Chandigarh. She completed her graduation and post-graduation in humanities from DAV College, Chandigarh.
Anjum completed her Masters in sports psychology and is an avid abstract artist who has sold many of her artworks. She is also a Sub Inspector (SI) with Punjab Police, India.
Born: 05 January 1994
Anjum Moudgil Age: 27
From: Chandigarh, India
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 69 kgs
Anjum Moudgil Medals and Achievements
Anjum Moudgil World Championships
- Silver medal in 2018 Changwon in 10 m air rifle
- Silver medal in 2018 Changwon in 10 m team air rifle
- Silver medal in 2018 Gold Coast in 50 m rifle 3 positions
Commonwealth Shooting Championships
- Silver medal in 2017 Brisbane in 10 m air rifle
- Bronze medal in 2017 Brisbane in 50 m rifle prone
Anjum Moudgil ISSF World Cup
- Gold medals in the 10m Air Rifle category at the ISSF World Cup events at Munich and Beijing.
Anjum Moudgil Arjuna Awards
- Anjum is one of 19 athletes picked up by the selection committee for the Arjuna Award year 2019.
- Anjum’s highest world ranking in 10 m air rifle event is 02
- Anjum’s current world ranking in 10 m air rifle event is 04
- On 1st May 2019, Anjum claimed the world number 2 spot in women’s 10m Air Rifle ISSF rankings.
- She was India’s No. 1 in Women’s 50m 3P.
- Anjum is coached by Deepali Deshpande
- Anjum is a skilled tennis player and an excellent painter as well, whose works are in demand from art connoisseurs.
- In 2011, at the National Shooting Championship in Delhi, Anjum made her school – Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School proud by clinching an incredible nine medals, including two gold, three silver & four bronze.