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| On May 24, 2021 6:47 PM IST

Anjum Moudgil Shooting: Age, ISSF World Cup, Medals, Arjuna Award

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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.

Early Life

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

Commonwealth Games

  • 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.

Lesser-known facts

  • 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.
Akshay Singh

An ardent sports enthusiast who likes to write in such a manner so that the readers could relate themselves and feel the passion of the game.

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