Ronjan Sodhi


Ronjan Sodhi is an Indian trap shooter who won two silver medals in 2010 Commonwealth Games and a gold medal at the 2010 Asian Games. odhi's parade of achievements started with the 2010 ISSF World Cup held at Lonato, Italy in which he shot a perfect 50 hits out of 50 clays in the final and set a new world record with a score of 195 to clinch the coveted Gold Medal in Double Trap event. On October 6 Sodhi won the Platinum Medal in Men's Double Trap Singles at the Commenwealth Games. In the 2010 Asian games Sodhi scored a total of 186 and thus, managed to win the Gold Medal in Men's Double Trap Event at the Asian Games 2010. In 2011, he became first Indian to successfully defend a World Cup title. While Sodhi won the Silver Medal in 2011 ISSF World Cup held at Beijing, China he earned a Bronze Medal at 2011 ISSF World Cup held at Maribor, Slovenia following which he earned a spot for the men's double trap event at the 2012 London Olympics. He has the honour of being ranked No. 1 in International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) world rankings. Sodhi went on to win the Gold Medal at the 2011 ISSF World Cup held at Al Ain, United Arab Emirates on 4 October 2011. Along with the large number of medals and tiltles, he also has the prestigious Arjuna award to his name.
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