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Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

BornJanuary 29, 1970

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is an Indian shooter who won the silver medal in Men's Double Trap at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. Rathore's silver was India's best individual Olympic performance post Indian Independence. He is the first Indian to win an individual silver, after Norman Pritchard, a British origin born in India, who won two silver medals at the 1900 Paris Olympics. In the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, he won the Individual Gold Medal setting a new Commonwealth Games Record, 192 targets out of 200, which still stands. He also won the Team Gold Medal with Moraad Ali Khan. Rathore, went on to successfully defend his Commonwealth Champion title by winning the Gold Medal at the - Melbourne Commonwealth Games in 2006. He also won the Silver in the Team event with Vikram Bhatnagar. He has won Gold Medals in two World Cup Shooting Competitions. In 2006 he won the Bronze Medal in the World Cup Final in Spain. He also won a world Championship Bronze Medal in 2003 after a gap of nearly 40 years. Rajyavardhan is accredited for winning the Asian Clay Target Gold Medal for four times in a row, year 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006. He also holds an Individual Bronze Medal which he won in Doha, Asian Games 2006. He was bestowed with teh Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award and the Arjuna award, owing to his impressive statistics.
Shooting scrapped from 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games
Shooting scrapped from 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games
The CGF has clearly stated that the decision will not be reversed.
"Sports business sector can grow three times in as many years," says SportEx Asia chairman Raghvendra Madhav
"Sports business sector can grow three times in as many years," says SportEx Asia chairman Raghvendra Madhav
Some of the biggest sports dignitaries like Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is set to grace the SportEx Asia meet.
Qatar Open: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's son Manavaditya shoots silver
Qatar Open: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's son Manavaditya shoots silver
Manavaditya Singh Rathore missed out on gold by a single point.
Khelo India Games will produce top athletes in 3-4 years, believes Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Khelo India Games will produce top athletes in 3-4 years, believes Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Rathore believes that the future is looking bright for aspiring Indian athletes.
Indian Government spends only 3 paise per day on sports, China spends over 200 times more
Indian Government spends only 3 paise per day on sports, China spends over 200 times more
The figure of 3 paise per day was revealed by Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore in Parliament.
Indian archers receive special training in Italy after Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's intervention
Indian archers receive special training in Italy after Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore's intervention
The Sports Ministry and Sushma Swaraj help Indian archery team train in Italy.
Rs 3.14 crore released as allowance for TOPS athletes, says Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Rs 3.14 crore released as allowance for TOPS athletes, says Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore announces the governement's contributions towards sports.
Ailing archer Gohela Boro's medical expenses to be taken care of by Sports Ministry, says Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Ailing archer Gohela Boro's medical expenses to be taken care of by Sports Ministry, says Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Rathore promised a further fund of Rs 2 lakh towards Boro's medical expenses.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore comes to the aid of Indian archers, helps them train in Italy
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore comes to the aid of Indian archers, helps them train in Italy
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore tweets about releasing funds for the Indian national contingent to help them train in Italy.
Abhinav Bindra asks Rajyavardhan Rathore to relieve him from National Observer's post
Abhinav Bindra asks Rajyavardhan Rathore to relieve him from National Observer's post
He tweeted the letter to Rathore through his social media account.
Big blow for Indian contingent as shooting dropped from 2022 Commonwealth Games
Big blow for Indian contingent as shooting dropped from 2022 Commonwealth Games
Indian contingent was dealt a the major blow as Shooting is gets exclusion from 2022 Commonwealth Games
Padma Shree awardee Kaur Singh struggling with heart disease, Sports Minister offers help
Padma Shree awardee Kaur Singh struggling with heart disease, Sports Minister offers help
Former boxer Kaur Singh was suffering from a heart disease but was unable to pay for treatment, so the Union Sports Minister promised aid.
Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan calls Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore 'most efficient', receives brilliant response
Winter Olympian Shiva Keshavan calls Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore 'most efficient', receives brilliant response
Keshavan is set to take part in what will be his sixth Olympic Games.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore confident of producing '100 Usain Bolts' through 'Khelo India'
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore confident of producing '100 Usain Bolts' through 'Khelo India'
Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is confident that his new policies will improve Indian sports.
SAI to be renamed, 'authority' has no place in sports: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore
SAI to be renamed, 'authority' has no place in sports: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore
He also announced a host of changes for the betterment of sport in India.
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore plans to have professionals monitor athletes in India
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore plans to have professionals monitor athletes in India
These changes could help propel Indian sports in the near future.
'The struggle is real': Swimmer Sajan Prakash asks Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore for financial help
'The struggle is real': Swimmer Sajan Prakash asks Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore for financial help
Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash tweeted to Rajyavardhan Rathore
Govt exempts IGST on import of sports goods, Sports Minister Rathore hails step
Govt exempts IGST on import of sports goods, Sports Minister Rathore hails step
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and the GST Council for the decision.
World Boxing Championships medallist Gaurav Bidhuri pleads Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to end government apathy
World Boxing Championships medallist Gaurav Bidhuri pleads Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to end government apathy
Bidhuri is only the fourth Indian to win a bronze medal at the World Championships.
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore promises support for Indian women's hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore promises support for Indian women's hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia
The minister made the statement in a tweet..
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