Indian Shooting Champion- Sanjeev Rajput

Blog by: Suryakant Tripathi.

Sanjeev Rajput was part of the Men’s 5-0 Rifle Prone team that won the bronze at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne and also clinched a bronze in the 50m Air Rifle prone category at the 2006 Doha Asian Games.

Although he failed to reach the finals of the 50m rifle prone event, he continued to put in strong performances on the world stage, by clinching the silver in the 10m Air Rifle Pairs category at the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games and then scaled possibly the biggest high of his career a year later, when he won the Gold at the ISSF World Cup in Changwon in the 50m rifle 3 Position category.

Rajput competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where he won a silver in the 50m 3 Position Rifle event and also won a bronze in the 10m Air Rifle team event at the Asian Games in Incheon last year.