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Anjali Bhagwat

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Anjali Bhagwat

Born: 5 December 1969

  • She is a professional Indian shooter.
  • She became the World Number One in 10m Air Rifle in 2002.
  • She also won her first World Cup Final in Milan, in 2003, with a score of 399/400.
  • She won the ISSF Champion of Champions award and is the only Indian to win the ISSF Champions’ Trophy in Air Rifle Men & Women mixed event at Munich in 2002.
  • She has represented India in three consecutive Olympics, and was a finalist in the 2000 Sydney Olympics, again a first for any Indian women shooter.
  • She has won 12 gold and 4 silver medals in the Commonwealth Game.
  • she has won 31 Gold, 23 Silver and 7 Bronze medals. She has set 13 new records in International competitions and has won 55 Gold, 35 Silver and 16 Bronze medals, with 8 new records in national competitions in India.
  • she received Rajiv Gandhi Khel-Ratna (2003),Arjuna Award (2000) and many more.

 

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