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Sanjeev Rajput : Biography, Profile, Records, Awards and Achievement

Sanjeev Rajput : Biography, Profile, Records, Awards and Achievement

Sanjeev Rajput is an Indian shooter from Yamuna Nagar, Haryana. He is an Arjun Award Winner. Sanjeev Rajput was born on 5 January 1981 to Krishan Lal of Jagadhri. At the age of 18 he joined the Indian Navy as a sailor.

In 2018 Asian Games, he won silver medal in men’s 50 metres rifle 3 positions category.

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Sanjeev Rajput Personal Information

Date Of Birth 5 January 1981
Age 37 Years
Nationality Indian
Place Of Birth Yamunanagar, Haryana, India
Residence Jagadhri, Haryana India
Occupation Sportsman (shooter),  MCPO II(Indian Navy)
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
School/College SD Public School Jagadhri, Haryana.
Twitter Handle @sanjeevrajput1

Sanjeev Rajput Career

In SAF Games, Islamabad, 2004 Sajeev Rajput won 03 Gold and a Silver medal at SAF Games, Islamabad, 2004.

He won a Team Gold in Commonwealth Shooting Championship, Melbourne in March 2005 in 50m Rifle 3 position event. 

In the 2006 Asian Games, Doha he won a Bronze Medal.

In year 2007, he won the Olympic berth by making a New National Record of 1170/1200 in ISSF World Cup Fort Benning, USA.

He won a second place in Asian Shooting Championship, Kuwait in December 2007 in 50m Rifle 3rd position.

In July 2009, SAG Shooting Championship, Dhaka he won 04 Gold and 02 Silver .

In 2010 he won a double Gold in 50m Rifle 3position event with the New Meet Record in Common Wealth Shooting Championship, Delhi and also a Silver in 10m Air rifle event

He won a silver medal in ISSF World Cup Sydney, 2010 in 10m Air Rifle.

At the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Sanjeev won a silver medal in the 50 m Rifle 3 positions event.

In 2016 he won his maiden world cup medal in 50 metres rifle 3 positions event at Baku, where he ended up with a silver medal.

In 2018 Asian Games, he won silver medal in men’s 50 metres rifle 3 positions category….

Sanjeev Rajput Medal Summary

Year Championship Event Medal Venue
2010 ISSF World Cup 10m Air Rifle Silver Sydney
2010 Asian Games 10 m air rifle team Silver Guangzhou
2010 Commonwealth Championships 50 m rifle 3 positions, 50 m rifle 3 positions pairs, 50 m rifle 3 positions badge Gold Delhi
2011 ISSF World Cup 50m Rifle 3 Positions Gold Changwon
2014 Commonwealth Games 50m Rifle 3 Positions Silver Glasgow
2014 Asian Games 10 m air rifle team Bronze  Incheon
2018 Commonwealth Games 50 m rifle 3 positions Gold Gold Coast
2018 Asian Games 50 m rifle 3 positions Silver Jakarta

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