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| On May 24, 2021 6:45 PM IST

Divyansh Singh Panwar Shooting: Age, Height, Arjuna Award, Olympics, Medals, Asian Games, World Championships, ISSF

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Divyansh Singh Panwar Shooter is an Indian teenage top gun which won the silver medal in the 10-metre air rifle event at the 2019 ISSF World Cup in Beijing and secured a quota position for India at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics.

Early Life

Panwar was born on 19 October 2002 to Ashok Panwar, a doctor at the Sawai Man Singh Hospital in Jaipur, and Nirmala Devi, a qualified nurse. Panwar took up shooting in 2014 at the age of 12 and initially used his elder sister Anjali’s weapons at the Jangpura shooting range in Jaipur. In 2017, his father enrolled him at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi. Panwar trained under Deepak Kumar Dubey in New Delhi’s shooting range.

Born: 19 October 2002

Divyansh Singh Panwar Age: 19 years

From: Jaipur, Rajasthan


Divyansh Singh Panwar Medals and Achievements

Divyansh Singh Panwar ISSF World Cup

  • Gold Medal in 2019 Putian in Men’s category
  • Silver Medal in 2019 Beijing in Men’s category
  • Gold Medal in 2019 Beijing in Mixed team category
  • Gold Medal in 2019 Munich in Mixed team category
  • Gold Medal in 2019 Putian in Mixed team category
  • Bronze Medal in 2019 Rio de Janeiro in Mixed team category

ISSF World Shooting Championship

  • Bronze medal in 2018 Changwon in Junior Mixed team

ISSF Junior World Cup

  • Gold Medal in 2018 Suhi Men’s team category
  • Gold Medal in 2018 Suhi Mixed team category

Divyansh Singh Panwar Olympics

  • Divyansh has secured a quota position for India at the 2020 Summer Olympics.


Family Members:

Father – Ashok Panwar – doctor

Mother – Nirmala Devi – nurse

Sister – Anjali Panwar


Lesser known facts:

Divyansh Singh Panwar wins Lakshya Cup @Sportstar- TheHindu
  • Divyansh completed his 12th as a biology student from Maheshwari Public School, Jaipur in 2019
  • The Jaipur teenage top gun sensation practices meditation and carries Bhagavad Gita pocketbook with him
  • In May 2019, Panwar was promoted from developmental group to the core group of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)

 

Akshay Singh

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