Prakash Nanjappa

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Prakash Nanjappa

Born: 29 February 1976

  • He is an Indian shooter who competes in the 10-meter air pistol and 50-meter pistol events.
  • He was the only Indian to win a medal in the 2013 ISSF World Cup when he won bronze with a very minor difference between the second place in a 10-meter air pistol event in Changwon, South Korea.
  • In the same event, he won the silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
  • He won a bronze medal in the 2013 ISSF World Cup in Changwon, South Korea, in the 10-meter air pistol event having scored 180.2 points in the final.
  • In the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Nanjappa won the silver medal in the 10 m air pistol event, having scored 198.2 points in the final.
  • Earlier, he had topped the qualification round by scoring 580 points.
  • He qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics in Men’s 50 meters Pistol event, where he finished 25th in the qualification round.

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