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Sanjeev Rajput Shooting: Age, Medals, Wife, Arjuna Award, ISSF, Olympics

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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

Commonwealth Games

  • 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

Asian Games

  • 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

Commonwealth Championships

  • 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
@Reuters | Sanjeev Rajput claims Gold in 50 M rifle 3 positions in CWG 2018

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
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