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| On May 24, 2021 6:45 PM IST

Yashaswini Singh Deshwal Shooter: Age, Husband, Medals, ISSF World Cup, Olympics


Yashaswini Singh Deshwal Shooting Born on 30 March 1997, Yashaswini Singh Deswal is an Indian shooter who won the gold medal in the 10-metre air pistol event at the 2019 ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro and secured a quota position for India at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics.

Early Life

Yashaswini Singh Deswal hails from New Delhi. Her father, SS Deswal, is an IPS officer who works as the Director-General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police and mother, Saroj Deswal, is the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax in Panchkula.

Deswal started practising shooting in 2012 and qualified for the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China, where she finished sixth in the final of the 10-metre air pistol event.

Born: 30 March 1997

Yashaswini Singh Deshwal Age: 24 years

From: New Delhi

Height: 165 cms

Weight: 57 kgs

Yashaswini Singh Deshwal Medals & Achievements

Yashaswini Singh Deshwal ISSF World Cup

  • Gold medal in 2019 Rio de Janerio in women event
  • Silver medal in 2019 Rio de Janeiro mixed team event

Yashaswini Singh Deshwal Olympics:

  • In 2019, Deswal won the gold medal at the 2019 ISSF World Cup in Rio de Janeiro to book a quota spot for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Yashaswini Singh after winning 10 m air rifle gold

Family members:

Father – SS Deswal – an IPS officer

Mother – Saroj Deswal – Chief Commissioner of Income Tax

Marital status – Single

Hobbies – Reading, Swimming, Adventure Sports

Lesser-known facts

  • At the 2017 ISSF Junior World Championship, Yashaswini equaled the world junior record of 235.9 and won the gold medal.
  • As of 2019, Yashashwini enrolled in DAV College in Chandigarh
  • T S Dhillon is Yashashwini’s personal coach
  • Jaspal Rana is Yashashwini’s national coach
  • She has won 2 gold medal and 2 silver medal so far in her career
  • Yashaswini Singh Deswal secured India’s ninth Olympic quota
Akshay Singh

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