Sanjeev Rajput Shooter Sanjeev Rajput is an Indian shooter from Haryana who has secured a quota for 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Born on 05 January 1981 in Yamuna Nagar, Haryana, Sanjeev is an Arjuna Awardee and worked for Indian Navy. Rajput quit his Navy job before Rio Olympics and started training on his own with his own savings. However, the veteran rifle shooter was left out of the Indian shooting squad of the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Rajput has made a strong comeback to the Indian shooting squad after winning India’s quota place in the 50m Rifle 3 position in September 2019 during the ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janerio.
Born: 05 January 1981
Sanjeev Rajput Age: 39
From: Yamuna Nagar, Haryana, India
Sanjeev Rajput Medals & Achievements
Sanjeev Rajput ISSF World Cup
Gold Medal in 2011 Changwon in 50 m rifle 3 positions event
Silver Medal in 2010 Sydney in 10 m rifle event
Silver medal in 2016 Baku in 50 m rifle 3 positions event
Silver medal in 2019 Rio de Janeiro in 50 m rifle 3 positions event
Gold medal in 2018 Gold Coast in 50 m rifle 3 positions event
Silver medal in 2014 Glasgow in 50 m rifle 3 positions event
Bronze medal in 2006 Melbourne in 50 m rifle prone (single) event
Silver medal in 2018 Jakarta Palembang in 50 m rifle 3 positions
Silver medal in 2010 Guangzhou in 10 m air rifle team
Bronze medal in 2006 Doha in 50 m rifle 3 positions team
Bronze medal in 2014 Incheon in 10 m air rifle team
Gold medal in 2005 Melbourne in 50 m rifle 3 positions pairs event
Gold medal in 2010 Delhi in 50 m rifle 3 positions event
Gold medal in 2010 Delhi in 50 m rifle 3 positions pairs event
Gold medal in 2010 Delhi in 50 m rifle 3 positions badge event
Silver medal in 2010 Delhi in 10 m air rifle event
Silver medal in 2017 Brisbane in 50 m air rifle 3 positions
Lesser Known Facts
Rajput was born to Krishan Lal of Jagadhri.
Rajput did his schooling from SD Public School Jagadhri, Haryana.
At the age of 18, Rajput joined the Indian Navy as a sailor