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| On May 24, 2021 6:47 PM IST

Sourabh Choudhary Shooting: Age, Medals, ISSF World Cup, Asian Games

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Sourabh Choudhary Shooter Born 12 May 2002, Sourabh Choudhary is the youngest Indian gold medalist at the Asian Games after securing the gold at the 2018 Asian Games in 10 m Air Pistol. Sourabh had earlier won gold medals and set a new junior world record in the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany.

Early life:

Sourabh comes from a family of farmers living in Kalina, Uttar Pradesh. His father’s name is Jagmohan Singh. Sourabh took up shooting at the age of 13 and practised daily, travelling 15 km each way on buses.

He is the only Indian shooter to win a gold medal in ISSF World Championship, ISSF World Cup, Youth Olympic Games, Asian Games and Asian Air Gun Championship.

Born: 12 May 2002

Sourabh Choudhary Age: 18 years

From: Kalina, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Coach: Amit Sheoran


Sourabh Choudhary Medals and Achievements

Sourabh Choudhary ISSF World Shooting Championships

  • Gold medal in 2018 Changwon in 10 m air pistol junior
  • Bronze medal in 2018 Changwon in mixed team 10 m air pistol junior

ISSF World Cup

  • Gold medal in 2019 New Delhi in 10 m air pistol event
  • Gold medal in 2019 New Delhi in mixed team 10 m air pistol event
  • Gold medal in 2019 Beijing in mixed team 10 m air pistol event
  • Gold medal in 2019 Munich in 10 m air pistol event
  • Gold medal in 2019 Munich in mixed team 10 m air pistol event
  • Bronze medal in 2019 Rio de Janeiro in 10 m air pistol event
  • Gold medal in Rio de Janeiro in mixed team 10 m air pistol
Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary (ANI Twitter)

Asian Shooting Championships

  • Silver medal in 2019 Doha in 10 m air pistol
  • Silver medal in 2019 Doha in 10 m air pistol mixed team

Asian Games

  • Gold medal in 2018 Palembang in 10 m air pistol

Youth Olympic Games

  • Gold medal in 2018 Buenos Aires in 10 m air pistol event

Asian Air Gun Championship

  • Silver medal in 2016 Tehran in 10 m air pistol Junior
  • Gold medal in 2017 Japan in 10 m air pistol youth
  • Gold medal in 2018 Kuwait in 10 m air pistol Junior
  • Gold medal in 2018 Kuwait in mixed team 10 m air pistol Junior
  • Gold medal in 2019 Chinese Taipei in mixed team 10 m air pistol

ISSF Junior World cup

  • Gold medal in 2018 Suhl in 10 m air pistol event
  • Gold medal in 2018 Suhl in mixed team 10 m air pistol

Sourabh Choudhary Olympics

  • He will represent India in the Tokyo Olympics

Lesser-Known Fact

  • Sourabh Chaudhary came agonizingly close (just 0.1 points behind) to match Kim Song Guk’s world record in the 10-metre Air Pistol category
  • Saurabh was in top form managing a total of 588 in the 10m air pistol event. He even managed a perfect 100 in the fifth round
  • He hails from Kalina village in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
Akshay Singh

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